"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Harry S. Truman on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Harry S. Truman on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Harry S. Truman on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Harry S. Truman on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Harry S. Truman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"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."