Harry S Truman
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
If you cannot convince them, confuse them.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
The only thing new in the world is the history that you don't know.
It's amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast.
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
We can never tell what is in store for us.
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive. And don't ever apologize for anything.
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
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.
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.
I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do.
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
We believe that all men are created equal because they are created in the image of God.
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em.