"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Richard M. Nixon on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Richard M. Nixon on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Richard M. Nixon on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Richard M. Nixon on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Richard M. Nixon on Dalai Lama
"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."
"I've analyzed the best I can... and I have not found an impeachable offense, and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course."