Favorite Quotations ~  Presidency, 4 Founding Fathers

"I was summoned by my country whose voice I can never hear but with veneration." ~ George Washington

Keith Haring

Presidents generally do what they are good at in their first four years, then spend their second term responding to the agendas imposed upon them by events. ~ Dick Morris, 1/05

I have always thought every little girl could grow up to be president. ~ Helen Thomas

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well! ~ Barbara Bush

I knew that this job would be too much for me. ~ Warren G. Harding

No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure. ~ James K. Polk

I couldn’t wait to start the day. ~ Gerald Ford

The job is nothing but a twenty-ring circus—with a whole lot of bad actors. ~ Herbert Hoover

Excellence does not begin in Washington. ~ Ronald Reagan

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: President Can't Swim. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

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