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
"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
"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt"
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: Debt 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."
"Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity."
Author: Hoover Quotes Category: American President Quotes Dignity Quotes
"Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men."
"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."
"Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury."
"Children are our most valuable natural resource."
"America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose."
"Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt."
"If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end."
"This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character."
"We have not yet reached the goal but... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation."
"Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next."
"I suppose I could have called in the whole of the Army, but what was the use? All I had to do was call in Main Street itself."
"In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited."

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