Best Quotes by Harry S. Truman (Top 10)

  1. You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook.
  2. Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
  3. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
  4. 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.
  5. America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
  6. A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.
  7. The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
  8. 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.
  9. A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
  10. 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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