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Harry S. Truman Quotes

Well, I wouldnt say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
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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

It sure is hell to be president.

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Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.

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I would rather have peace in the world than be President.

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Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.

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

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Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.

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Doing the right thing is easy. [It is] much more difficult [to ... ] figure out what [the right thing] is.

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Such an atmosphere is un-American, the most un-American thing we have to contend with today. It is the climate of a totalitarian country in which scientists are expected to change their theories to match changes in the police state's propaganda line.

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If we let Korea down, the Soviet[s] will keep right on going and swallow up one [place] after another.

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May the sun never set on American baseball.

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To reporters the day after his accession to the presidency, April 13, 1945: When they told me yesterday what had happened, I felt like the moon, the stars and all the planets had fallen on me.

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As soon as the war was over, they had to justify what was done.

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Religious and racial persecution is moronic at all times, perhaps the most idiotic of human stupidities.

— Harry S. Truman

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