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Richard M. Nixon
By the time you get dressed, drive out there, play 18 holes and come home, you've blown seven hours. There are better things you can do with your time.
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#American President Quotes #Golf

Richard M. Nixon
I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism, socialism, communism, or any other minority viewpoint-no matter how distasteful to the majority, provided...
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#Communism

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We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.
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This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation.
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#Creation

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The 1976 Bicentennial is not going to be invented in Washington, printed in triplicate by the Government Printing Office [and] mailed to you by the United States Postal Service.
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#Government

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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.
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Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
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#Conflict #Negotiation

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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.
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#Adversity

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People in the media say they must look at the president with a microscope. Now, I don't mind a microscope, but boy, when they use a proctoscope, that's going too far.
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#Media

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I ask for your support for our brave men fighting tonight halfway around the world, not for territory, not for glory, but that their younger brothers and their sons and your sons can have a chance to grow up in a world of peace and freedom and justic
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#Fighting

Richard M. Nixon
If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect.
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The peace we seek to win is not victory over any other people, but the peace that comes with healing in its wings; with compassion for those who have suffered; with understanding for those who have opposed us; with the opportunity for all the peoples
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#Healing

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No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
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#American President Quotes #Vietnam

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The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man.
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#Public

Richard M. Nixon
I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.
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The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
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#Peace #History

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When the President does it, that means that it's not illegal.
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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.
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It's a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can't stop playing the game the way you've always played it.
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By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
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#Action

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If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
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The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs.
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#History #Negotiation

Richard M. Nixon
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
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