Politics The Best Harry S. Truman Quotes  

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

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116 11
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S. Truman

96 10
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own. Harry S. Truman

77 7
I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. Harry S. Truman

81 9
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Harry S. Truman

98 13
The buck stops here. Harry S. Truman

48 4
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth. Harry S. Truman

46 4
The president is the representative of the whole nation and he's the only lobbyist that all the one hundred and sixty million people in the country have. Harry S. Truman

61 7
If you can't convince them; confuse them. Harry S. Truman

53 6
We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are. Harry S. Truman

48 5
Ive said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America! Harry S. Truman

47 5
Conceit is God's gift to little men. Harry S. Truman

55 8
Some of the Presidents were great and some of them weren't. I can say that, because I wasn't one of the great Presidents, but I had a good time trying to be one, I can tell you that. Harry S. Truman

43 5
Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do. Harry S. Truman

38 4
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. Harry S. Truman

38 4
Give me a one-handed economist! All my economists say, On the one hand on the other. Harry S. Truman

34 4
I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it. Harry S. Truman

28 3
Whenever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship. Harry S. Truman

28 3
They said we were soft, that we would not fight, that we could not win. We are not a warlike nation. We do not go to war for gain or for territory; we go to war for principles, and we produce young men like these. I think I told every one of them that I would rather have that medal, the Congressional Medal of Honor, than to be President of the United States. Harry S. Truman

23 2
How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt? Harry S. Truman

32 4
When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency. Harry S. Truman

32 4
When a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me. Harry S. Truman

33 5
It takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years. Harry S. Truman

31 5
You know, the greatest epitaph in the country is here in Arizona. Its in Tombstone, Ariz. , and this epitaph says, Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damndest. I think that is the greatest epitaph a man could have. Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do; and that is what your President has been trying to do for the last 3 years for this country. Harry S. Truman

23 3
All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it. Harry S. Truman

26 4
When a leader is in the Democratic Party he is a boss, and when he is in the Republican Party he is a leader. Harry S. Truman