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Quotes by harry s truman - (30 quotes)

Harry S. Truman - From the Accomplishment category:

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Advice category:

The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Authority category:

All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Books category:

Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Children category:

The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Choices category:

All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Criticism category:

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Culture category:

The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Destiny category:

Actions are the seed of fate; deeds grow into destiny. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Education category:

Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Faith category:

I have written too much history to have any faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I'm inclined to agree with him. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Freedom category:

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. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Goodness category:

Being too good is apt to be uninteresting. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Greatness category:

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Humour category:

Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Leadership category:

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. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Optimism category:

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities, and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Peace category:

It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Pets category:

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Planning category:

You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Politics category:

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Profession category:

If I hadn't been President of the United States, I probably would have ended up a piano player in a bawdy house. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Religion category:

I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Rewards category:

The reward of suffering is experience. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Sincerity category:

Always be sincere, even if you don't mean it. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Strength category:

We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Truth category:

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Truth category:

I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Tyranny category:

Those who want the government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination. (Harry S. Truman)

Harry S. Truman - From the Worth category:

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all. (Harry S. Truman)