20 Total Quotes

Strom Thurmond Quotes

Segregation in the South is honest, open and aboveboard. Of the two systems, or styles of segregation, the Northern and the Southern, there is no doubt whatever in my mind which is the better.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician #Honest

While I respect those who disagree with me, I believe that support for regenerative medicine is the essence of the pro-life position,
Strom Thurmond
#Medicine

First, as someone who has taken a pro-life stance, I believe that Congress should pursue policies that encourage the development of life-saving treatments. Second, nuclear transplantation research, if performed under the strictest of safeguards, is both moral and ethical.
Strom Thurmond
#Congress

She walks well, she looks good. Let's see how she kisses.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician

It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician #Government

I did not risk my life on the beaches of Normandy to come back to this country and sit idly by while a bunch of hack politicians whittles away your heritage and mine.
Strom Thurmond
#Country

If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician #History

I don't think it's a question of age as much as it's a question of what kind of shape you're in.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician #Age And Aging

I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial contributions of black Americans and other minorities to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician

I am not prejudiced against the Negro. When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes in our State than any previous Governor, and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State who will attest to this fact.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician

We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years, either.
Strom Thurmond
#Country

I love all of you -- and especially your wives,
Strom Thurmond
#Love

[Many of these thoughtless, stupid remarks are uttered by sports figures, but not all. In 2002 Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., said the United States could have avoided what he called] all these problems, ... All the laws of Washington and all the bayonets of the Army cannot force the Negro into our homes, our schools, our churches.
Strom Thurmond
#Sports

During my consideration of the new and emerging areas of regenerative medicine, including nuclear transplantation technologies, two basic principles have guided my thoughts,
Strom Thurmond
#Medicine

New People: Miscegenation and Mulattoes in the United States.
Strom Thurmond
#People

The white people of the South are the greatest minority in this nation. They deserve consideration and understanding instead of the persecution of twisted propaganda.
Strom Thurmond
#American Politician