Favorite Quotations ~  Presidency, 3 Sparks of Genius

"Peace is not made at the Council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men." ~ Herbert Hoover

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No man will ever bring out of the presidency the reputation which carries him into it. ~ Thomas Jefferson

The Presidency is more than a popularity contest. ~ Al Gore

I expect it is very possible that I would make as good a President as a great many men who are talked of for that position. ~ Warren G. Harding

If the President does it, it can't be illegal. ~ Richard Nixon

Peace is not made at the Council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. ~ Herbert Hoover

America is too great for small dreams. ~ Ronald Reagan

A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson, State of the Union address, 1965

Individual liberty is individual power. ~ John Quincy Adams

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere. ~ Ronald Reagan

Prayer steadies one when he is walking in slippery places -- even if things asked for are not given. ~ Benjamin Harrison

I was summoned by my Country, whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love. ~ George Washington

As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it. ~ Martin Van Buren

No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it. ~ John Adams

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