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A list of the best Herbert Hoover quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Herbert Hoover quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Herbert Hoover quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Herbert Hoover should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Herbert Hoover quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. Herbert Hoover

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Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men. Herbert Hoover

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You convey too great a compliment when you say that I have earned the right to the presidential nomination. No man can establish such an obligation upon any part of the American people. My country owes me no debt. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. My whole life has taught me what America means. I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay. Herbert Hoover

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Children are our most valuable natural resource. Herbert Hoover

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My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. Herbert Hoover

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Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow and the triumphs that are the aftermath of war. Herbert Hoover

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We have not yet reached the goal but.. we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation. Herbert Hoover

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Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt. Herbert Hoover

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About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. Herbert Hoover

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Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. Herbert Hoover

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Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. Herbert Hoover

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In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land. Herbert Hoover

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Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs. Herbert Hoover

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Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. Herbert Hoover

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Public health service should be as fully organized and as universally incorporated into our governmental system as is public education. The returns are a thousand fold in economic benefits, and infinitely more in reduction of suffering and promotion of human happiness. Herbert Hoover

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In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited. Herbert Hoover

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Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. Herbert Hoover

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The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage. Herbert Hoover