Herbert Hoover Quotes

39 Herbert Hoover quotes:

"What this country needs is a great poem. John Brown's Body was a step in the right direction. I've read it once, and I'm reading it again. But it's too long to do what I mean. You can't thrill people in 300 pages."
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe."
"America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose."
"Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next."
"The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night."
"The president gets credit for the sunshine and blame for the rain - and there's a lot of rain here."
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men."
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: Debate Quotes Unity Quotes
"In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land."
"In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited."
"Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers."
"This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character."
"There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing."
"The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage."
"getting daily exercise to keep physically fit is always a problem for presidents."
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: Exercise Quotes
"America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose"
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: America Quotes
"A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus."
"When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned."
"Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next."
"It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own."
"Children are our most valuable resorce."

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