50 Total Quotes

Nixon Quotes

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.
Mort Sahl
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John F. Kennedy
Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House.
John F. Kennedy
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The Republicans set up a Nixon for President headquarters there. I saw posters and buttons and things and asked if I could have some,
Alex Miller
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If it took Nixon to go to China, perhaps it will take a billionaire Republican to solve poverty in New York.
Joel Berg
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Harry S. Truman, ,
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.
Harry S. Truman, ,
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Henry A. Kissinger
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.
Henry A. Kissinger
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I said, 'Oh great, this is the Nixon tapes'.
Andrew McPherson
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Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be, and these are his words, 'the first President to lose a war.
Senator Kerry
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Janet Reno and Joel Klein have one heck of a case against Microsoft that's going to make the Nixon tapes and Clinton video look tame.
Scott McNealy
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Richard Nixon was just offered $2 million by Schick to do a television commercial - for Gillette.
Gerald Ford
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Jane Fonda
I'm proud I went to North Vietnam because Nixon was lying to us,
Jane Fonda
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With Nixon, you see the right way to do it and the wrong way to do it.
Douglas Brinkley
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It seems what McCain is doing is the classic move that Richard Nixon patented - run right during the primaries, then run center for the general. He's doing what he has to do. To a purist it doesn't smell right, but find me someone who hasn't done that who won.
Bruce Buchanan
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The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along - not the Congress nor the courts.
Earl Warren
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Santorum is one of those guys like Bill Clinton, like Richard Nixon, who will do anything to win.
Robert Maranto
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Those people who taught Hubert Humphrey a lesson will still be enjoying the Nixon Supreme Court when Tricia and Julie begin to find silver threads among the gold and the black
Russell Baker
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Santorum is one of those guys like Bill Clinton, like Richard Nixon, who will do anything to win,
Robert Maranto
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It is a fitting irony that under Richard Nixon, 'launder' became a dirty word
William Zinsser
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You know, one of the things about Watergate and one of the things about the Nixon presidency is that it just keeps going. It never ends,
Carl Bernstein
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Bush is the most aggressive user of executive power since Richard Nixon.
Stephen Wayne
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... I've talked one-on-one with George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Jack Kennedy. But I understand you're not going to let me talk one-on-one with you?
Mike Wallace
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He must, as Nixon did with Vietnam and Reagan did with the Cold War, confront the adversaries directly ... without mincing words, It's time for him to come out swinging, slugging.
Ken Khachigian
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[Nixon] bleeds people. He draws every drop of blood and then drops them from a cliff. He'll blame any person he can put his foot on.
Martha Mitchell
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People talk about Nixon going to China -- you had this hard-line anti communist helping build up relationships with China, I would say it was like that only 5 times as much.
Dean Baker
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If you were to ask the same group of people 25 years ago, after Nixon resigned, 'Are you better off?' ... most people would raise their hand because it established the rule of law, ... But I wonder. You can't quite draw a line from (Nixon resigning) to the well-being of everyone. In the case of Greenspan, in terms of people's economic well being, it's a pretty straight line.
Bob Woodward
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They were just about to be voted out of office, or in the case of Richard Nixon, he was about to resign. Bush still has more than two years to go, so I think we're in somewhat uncharted territory.
Mark DiCamillo
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A number of presidents since Nixon have come to office with negative views of the Chinese. They always end up supporting the thrust of the policy established by President Nixon.
Brent Scowcroft
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Richard Nixon went to China, and Ronald Reagan sat down with the Russians. Today President Bush has the same kind of opportunity to change his course. But it will take more than just a speech to do it.
Karen Wayland
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I had some great defensive plays behind me. I've said it time and time again, Trot Nixon is about as underrated an outfielder defensively as you can get. People don't understand how good he is, especially at Wrigley with the Pesky Pole and everything else. Once again he came up with a great play today that will probably get overlooked.
Matt Clement
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The Nixon administration kept a nasty eye on our show, ... Cops would come by — often just in time to see the act they wanted to see.
Dick Cavett
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