quote by Harry S. Truman

Term limits would cure both senility and seniority- both terrible legislative diseases.

— Harry S. Truman

Controversy Term Limits quotations

Term limits quote Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.

Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.

If congress refuses to obey its own rules.

If congress refuses to pass a balanced budget. If congress refuses to read the Bills. Then I say, sweep the place clean, limit their terms, and send them HOME!

The Founders knew that a democracy would lead to some kind of tyranny.

The term democracy appears in none of our Founding documents. Their vision for us was a Republic and limited government.

Term limits quote Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.

Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.

Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls.

The ideal trademark is one that is pushed to its utmost limits in terms of abstraction and ambiguity, yet is still readable. Trademarks are usually metaphors of one kind or another. And are, in a certain sense, thinking made visible.

The development of a long-term sterilizing capsule that could be implanted under the skin and removed when pregnancy is desired opens additional possibilities for coercive fertility control. The capsule could be implanted at puberty and might be removable, with official permission, for a limited number of births.

Term limits quote The only limits you have are the limits you believe.

The only limits you have are the limits you believe.

In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate.

I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time.

I fundamentally believe in term limits, for Congress, presidents, and board members.

I didn't want to make it a lifetime thing.

I don't believe in statutory term limits, but people can limit themselves if they want to, and that's what I decided to do.

Term limits quote There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But wit

There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.

Now one of the changes that must come to Africa is the idea of limited rule, I mean in term of how long one leader can stay in power. The era of president for life is not gone yet but it is on its way out and that is one of the problems with Mugabe and others.

Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.

I don't think in terms of failure....I don't feel like anyone outside of me should be setting limitations. People should be encouraged to shoot for the moon.

Term limits quote Never tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.

Never tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.

The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.

After a time, civil servants tend to become no longer servants and no longer civil.

Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.

Term limits quote The only limitations one has are the ones they place on themselves.

The only limitations one has are the ones they place on themselves.

While some might mistakenly consider value investing a mechanical tool for identifying bargains, it is actually a comprehensive investment philosophy that emphasizes the need to perform in-depth fundamental analysis, pursue long-term investment results, limit risk, and resist crowd psychology.

Term limits aren't enough. We need jail.

Those gentlemen, who will be elected senators, will fix themselves in the federal town, and become citizens of that town more than of your state.

Term limits quote Don't limit yourself to the skies when there is a whole galaxy out there.

Don't limit yourself to the skies when there is a whole galaxy out there.

A constitutional amendment for congressional term limits could never achieve the blessing of Congress; it could be initiated only by the states.

We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening.

The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists.

We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening.

The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists.

Term limits quote We must not allow others' limited perceptions to define us.

We must not allow others' limited perceptions to define us.

If the voters really understood what we were up to they'd vote us out of office.

The life each of us lives is the life within the limits of our own thinking.

To have life more abundant, we must think in limitless terms of abundance.

I apprehend... that the total abandonment of the principle of rotation in the offices of President and Senator will end in abuse.

Term limits quote The definition of success is when you are free to do what you love, without any

The definition of success is when you are free to do what you love, without any limitations.

They wanted me to be a Washington.

In terms of scope, and in terms of sheer number of characters, we went beyond our limits long ago.

Don't think of God in terms of forms, because forms are limited and God is unlimited.

Term limits quote It is hard to give unlimited power to limited minds.

It is hard to give unlimited power to limited minds.

Being rich is living life on your own terms - according to your possibilities, not your limitations.

If many have their turns to rule, ... this will encourage all men to advance Righteousness and that the Commonwealth will hereby be furnished with able and experienced men, fit to govern.

I don't have the same restrictions that other people do because I never painted myself into a corner. I've always done things that didn't necessarily fit the form. I've never felt limited in that respect in terms of songwriting.

Term limits quote Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.

Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.

Statesmen exhibit five key commitments: 1) A commitment to principles above politics; 2) An ability to compromise without abandoning principle; 3) A commitment to truth over spin; 4) A commitment to courage over cowardice; and 5) A commitment, or willingness, to give up power.

What are the "maximum" limits of acceptance of the term "intellectual"?

The longer a politician bears power, the more he is controlled by that power.

Acting is the most pure fun as far as jobs go, but it can be limiting in terms of freedom of expression. You are never the master of the story, just a part of it. But writing and directing give you the power of the gods.

I've always just simply seen myself as an actor.

And I believe that it serves me well to just think in terms of my craft. If hypothetically, I saw myself only as a sex symbol, or as some other limited stereotype, I think I would feel like a complete failure.

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