"Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren't for the goddamned people."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Richard M. Nixon on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Richard M. Nixon on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Richard M. Nixon on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Richard M. Nixon on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Richard M. Nixon on Abraham Lincoln
"In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose."
"Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects."
"You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates."
"What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance."
"Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself."