♦ You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

♦   If you can’t convince them, confuse them.

♦   When even one American — who has done nothing wrong — is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth — then all Americans are in peril.

♦  A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

♦  I never gave anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

♦  The reward of suffering is experience.

♦  The buck stops here!

♦  There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.

♦  Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it.

♦  The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

♦  The President is always abused. If he isn’t, he isn’t doing anything.

♦  Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.

♦  A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who’s been dead for 15 years.




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