Harry S. Truman Quotes


41 Harry S. Truman quotes:



"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
"It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: American President Quotes Depression Quotes
"You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now."
"I've said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!"
"A President cannot always be popular."
"Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything."
"You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break."
"Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination."
"Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place."
"The buck stops here."
"All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Well, I wouldn't say I was in the 'great' class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great"
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"Study men, not historians."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: History And Historians Quotes Historians Quotes
"The only thing new in this world is the history that you don't know"
Author: Truman Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"Being too good is apt to be uninteresting."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"When a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"I studied the lives of great men and famous women; and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work."
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it."
"I would rather have peace in the world than be president"
Author: Truman Quotes Category: Peace Quotes



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