Favorite Quotations ~  Presidency, 2 How to Be President

"This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. ~ John Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

I was dumbfounded by the stupidity of the Watergate break-in. ~ Gerald Ford

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

When I leave the office on January 20th, I will leave even more idealistic than I was the day I took the oath of office. ~ Bill Clinton

The past sharpens perspective, warns of pitfalls, and helps to point the way. ~ Dwight Eisenhower

May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right. ~ John Quincy Adams

A goal properly set is halfway reached. ~ Abraham Lincoln

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. ~ Harry Truman

I'm glad to be going--this is the loneliest place in the world. ~ William Howard Taft

Indecision is often worse than wrong action. ~ Gerald Ford

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends. ~ Herbert Hoover

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. ~ Jimmy Carter

The moment somebody's a president and you call him "Mr. President," (the person represents) our culture, our history, our sense as our nation. ~ Rahm Emanuel

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