Encouraging Quotes by Richard Nixon

Encouraging Quotes by the 37th President of the United States

Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
  • “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.”

  • “The Cold War isn’t thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn’t sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.”

  • “Well, I screwed it up real good, didn’t I?”

  • “You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I’m innocent. You’ve got to believe I’m innocent. If you don’t, take my job.”

  • “Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.”

  • “In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.”

  • “Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.”

  • “I’m glad I’m not Brezhnev. Being the Russian leader in the Kremlin. You never know if someone’s tape recording what you say.”

  • “The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady.”

  • “Voters quickly forget what a man says.”

  • “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.”

  • “Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.”

  • “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.”

  • “It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.”

  • “Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible.”

  • “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”

  • “Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he’s defeated. He’s finished when he quits.”

  • “We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another – until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.”

  • “Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.”

  • “Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.”

  • “People react to fear, not love; they don’t teach that in Sunday School, but it’s true.”

  • “Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.”

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Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office.
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