"All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Harry S. Truman on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Harry S. Truman on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Harry S. Truman on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Harry S. Truman on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Harry S. Truman on Joseph Stalin
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
"Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art."
"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible."