85 Total Quotes

Herbert Hoover Quotes

Herbert Hoover
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Herbert Hoover
#American President Quotes #Fishing

Herbert Hoover
It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
You will expect me to discuss the late election. Well, as nearly as I can learn, we did not have enough votes on our side.
Herbert Hoover
#Elections

Herbert Hoover
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
Herbert Hoover
#Unity #Debate

Herbert Hoover
Twenty million people are starving [in Russia]. Whatever their politics, they shall be fed!
Herbert Hoover
#People

Herbert Hoover
About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
Herbert Hoover
#American President Quotes #Competition

Herbert Hoover
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Hoover
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Herbert Hoover
The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul
Herbert Hoover
#Children

Herbert Hoover
New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure
Herbert Hoover
#Adventure

Herbert Hoover
What this country needs is a great poem. John Brown's Body was a step in the right direction. I've read it once, and I'm reading it again. But it's too long to do what I mean. You can't thrill people in 300 pages.
Herbert Hoover
#Body

Herbert Hoover
It is well to remember that the office of Chief Executive is in part a symbol of the nation and that leaders in a nation may differ in their own house but they have instant solidarity in the presence of foreign attack
Herbert Hoover
#Office

Herbert Hoover
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Herbert Hoover
#American President Quotes #Men

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

Herbert Hoover
The president gets credit for the sunshine and blame for the rain - and there's a lot of rain here.
Herbert Hoover
#Blame

Herbert Hoover
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Herbert Hoover
#American President Quotes #Dignity

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