Date of birth: 1884-05-08
Date of death: 1972-12-26
Quotes number: 73
A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years.
A President cannot always be popular.
A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
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.