Encouraging Quotes by Harry Truman

Encouraging Quotes by the 33rd President of the United States Harry Truman

Harry Truman
Harry Truman
  • “A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who’s been dead for fifteen years.”

  • “A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.”

  • “All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.”

  • “Any man who has had the job I’ve had and didn’t have a sense of humor wouldn’t still be here.”

  • “Being a President is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep on riding or he is swallowed.”

  • “Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.”

  • “Conceit is God’s gift to little men.”

  • “Give me a one-handed economist! All my economics say, ”On the one hand? on the other.”

  • “How do you live a long life? ”Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast.”

  • “How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt.”

  • “I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.”

  • “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.”

  • “I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

  • “I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.”

  • “I would rather have peace in the world than be President.”

  • “If that’s art, I’m a Hottentot!”

  • “If you can’t convince them; confuse them.”

  • “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.”

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