quote by Harry S. Truman

An honest public servant can't become rich in politics. He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service.

— Harry S. Truman

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Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.

Crisis is the rallying cry of the tyrant.

We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.

But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.

I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.

I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.

Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom, and then lost it, have never known it again.

Freedom of conscience, of education, of speech, of assembly are among the very fundamentals of democracy and all of them would be nullified should freedom of the press ever be successfully challenged.

The emigrants although of different parties and different religious sects all flew from persecution in pursuit of liberty.

Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep

It's better to be a dictator than gay.

There are four great measures for my administration - a reduction of tariff, an independent treasury, settlement of the Oregon boundary and acquisition of California.

The right of self-defense never ceases.

It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.

Unlike any other nation, here the people rule, and their will is the supreme law. It is sometimes sneeringly said by those who do not like free government, that here we count heads. True, heads are counted, but brains also . . .

Working on your biceps? Try chopping down a cherry tree.

I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall.

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.

It's better to live one day as a lion than a dozen years as a sheep.

Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets.

The anchor in our world today is freedom, holding us steady in times of change, a symbol of hope to all the world.

Religious and racial persecution is moronic at all times, perhaps the most idiotic of human stupidities.

It is impossible for one who has studied at all the services of the Hebrew people to avoid the faith that they will one day be restored to their historic national home and there enter on a new and yet greater phase of their contribution to the advance of humanity.

The path of progress is seldom smooth.

New things are often found hard to do. Our fathers found them so. We find them so. But are we not made better for the effort and scarifice?

Accomplishment will prove to be a journey, not a destination.

I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody.

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In 1939 Winston Churchill, describing the 5000-mile peaceful border dividing Canada and the United States, said, 'That long frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, guarded only by neighborly respect and honorable obligations, is an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world.

Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.

You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the eternal God, I will rout you out.

America cannot be an ostrich with its head in the sand.

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To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world.

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