You may invite the entire 35th Division to your wedding if you want to. I guess it's going to be yours as well as mine. We might as well have the church full while we are at it.

— Bess Truman

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[When her daughter suggested the President refer in his conversation with foreign dignitaries about lawn care to 'fertilizer' instead of to 'manure':] But remember, it took me almost thirty years to get him to call it manure.


Now about those ghosts. I'm sure they're here and I'm not half so alarmed at meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet the live nuts I have to see every day.


Harry and I have been sweethearts and married more than forty years - and no matter where I was, when I put out my hand Harry's was there to grasp it.


I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.


I'm much more conspicuous having long hair than I will be with it short.


I was born on Delaware Street. We have never desired another home.


I've been looking at used car bargains.

I'll frankly confess I'm scared to death of Fords. I've seen and heard of so many turning turtle.


I am somewhat handicapped in doing things with my hands.


I can't see any hope but a second front.

The psychological effect would be great, even if they could not wade all the way to Berlin in 15 to 20 minutes.


It looks like you're going to have to put up with us for another four years.


I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books.


I have a strong tennis arm.


About Bess Truman

Quotes 19 sayings
Nationality American
Profession First Lady
Birthday February 13, 1885

A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband, be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.


Such widely different things as war and picnics will surely show a man up.


I won't lock my doors or bar them either if any of the old coots in the pictures out in the hall want to come out of their frames for a friendly chat.


I've liked lots of people 'til I went on a picnic jaunt with them.


It's very embarrassing to be put on the spot.


Mother has to be coerced into doing a lot of things.

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