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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.
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#History

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A President cannot always be popular.
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How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?.
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#Egypt

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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.
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Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.
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#Children

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When a leader is in the Democratic party he's a boss; when he's in the Republican party he's a leader
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#Boss

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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.
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Start slow and taper off.
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#Advice

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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.
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#Solutions #Country

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A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties
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#Pessimism

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That precedent should continue-not by a Constitutional amendment but by custom based on the honor of the man in the office.
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#Custom

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We must build a new world, a far better world -- one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.
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#New World #Dignity

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The absence of war is not peace.
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#Absence

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I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell.
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#Truth #Hell

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My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference.
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#American President Quotes #Choice

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Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.
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#Greatness

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Always be sincere, even if you don't mean it.
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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
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#Ability

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If I want to be great I have to win the victory over myself... self-discipline.
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#Discipline

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The only thing new in this world is the history that you don't know
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#History

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Leadership is the art to have people do something they dislike, and have them enjoy it
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#Art

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I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.
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#Enthusiasm

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A leader has to lead, or otherwise he has no business in politics.
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#Business

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You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
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