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#1. Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#2. The fundamental business of the country, that is production and distribution of commodities, is on a sound and prosperous basis. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#3. Governments know that the life of the world cannot be saved if the soul of the world is allowed to be lost. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#4. Love what is ahead by loving what has come before. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#5. The durability of free speech and free press rests on the simple concept that it search for the truth and tell the truth. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#6. My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#7. Eat plenty, wisely, without waste. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#8. Sportsmanship, next to the Church, is the greatest teacher of morals. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#9. Presidents have only two moments of personal seclusion. One is prayer; the other fishing - and they cannot pray all the time! - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#10. When I decided to go into politics I weighed the costs. I would get criticism. But I went ahead. So when virulent criticism came I wasn't surprised. I was better able to handle it. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#11. The spiritual uplift, the goodwill, cheerfulness and optimism that accompanies every expedition to the outdoors is the peculiar spirit that our people need in times of suspicion and doubt ... No other organized joy has values comparable to the outdoor experience. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#12. It [freedom] is a thing of the spirit. Men must be free to worship, to think, to hold opinions, to speak without fear. They must be free to challenge wrong and oppression with the surety of justice. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#13. It was the transcendent fortitude and steadfastness of these men who in adversity and in suffering through the darkest hour of our history held faithful to an ideal. Here men endured that a nation might live. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#14. There is no other book so various as the Bible, nor one so full of concentrated wisdom. Whether it be of law, business, morals etc ... he who seeks for guidance ... may look inside its covers & find illumination - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#15. The advancement of knowledge must be translated into increasing health and education for the children. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#16. There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#17. No public man can be just a little crooked. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#18. Fishing is a constant reminder of the democracy of life, of humility, and of human frailty. The forces of nature discriminate for no man. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#19. Along this road of spending, the government either takes over, which is Socialism, or dictates institutional and economic life, which is Fascism. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#20. Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#21. My boyhood ambition was to be able to earn my own living, without the help of anybody, anywhere, - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#22. The sole function of Government is to bring about a condition of affairs favorable to the beneficial development of private enterprise. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#23. Progress will march if we hold an abiding faith in the intelligence, the initiative, the character, the courage, and the divine touch in the individual. We can safeguard these ends if we give to each individual that opportunity for which the spirit of America stands. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#24. I am sure I'd have made a better all-around man if I hadn't lost so much time just making a living. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#25. The engineer performs many public functions from which he gets only philosophical satisfactions. Most people do not know it, but he is an economic and social force. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#26. Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#27. The outlook of the world today is for the greatest era of commercial expansion in history. The rest of the world will become better customers. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#28. Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#29. We cannot change ideas in the minds of men and races with machine guns or battle ships. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#30. Presidents cannot always kick evil-minded persons out of the front door. Such persons are often selected by the electors to represent them. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#31. True liberal government is founded on the emancipation of men. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#32. If we could have but one generation of properly born, trained, educated, and healthy children, a thousand other problems of government would vanish. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#33. Even if security from the cradle to the grave could eliminate [all] the risks of life, it would [still] be a dead hand on the creative spirit of the American people. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#34. We have not yet reached the goal but ... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#35. America means far more than a continent bounded by two oceans. It is more than pride of military power, glory in war, or in victory. It means more than vast expanse of farms, of great factories or mines, magnificent cities, or millions of automobiles and radios. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#36. One of the primary necessities of the world for the maintenance of peace is the elimination of the frictions which arise from competitive armament. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#37. Public health service should be as fully organized and as universally incorporated into our governmental system as is public education. The returns are a thousand fold in economic benefits, and infinitely more in reduction of suffering and promotion of human happiness. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#38. Those who have a true understanding of America know that we have no desire for territorial expansion, for economic or other domination of other peoples. Such purposes are repugnant to our ideals of human freedom. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#39. Economic depression can not be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#40. I pride myself on being one of the oldest fans. I can certainly count up about seventy years of devotion. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#41. Engineering without imagination sinks to a trade. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#42. Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#43. Somebody has inquired as to whether I will be going to the opening baseball game. I hope to have that pleasure. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#44. Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#45. The glory of the nation rests in the character of her men. And character comes from boyhood. Thus, every boy is a challenge to his elders. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#46. An ideal is an unselfish aspiration. Its purpose is the general welfare not only of this but of future generations. It is a thing of the spirit. It is a generous and humane desire that all men may share equally in a common good. Our ideals are the cement, which binds human society. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#47. One who brandishes a pistol must be prepared to shoot. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#48. The spirit of liberalism is to create free men; it is not the regimentation of men. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#49. Unless the U.N. is completely reorganized without the Communist nations in it, we should get out of it. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#50. The President is not only the leader of a party, he is the President of the whole people. He must interpret the conscience of America. He must guide his conduct by the idealism of our people. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#51. At 17, I went to Stanford University to study engineering. My time was occupied with the required reading and the extracurricular duties of managing the baseball and football teams and earning my way. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#52. [N]o country can squander itself to prosperity on the ruin of its taxpayers. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#53. Any lack of confidence in the economic future or the basic strength of business in the United States is foolish. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#54. There is no more cruel illusion than that war makes a people richer. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#55. Thank God she doesn't have to be confirmed by the Senate.
(on the birth of his granddaughter) - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#56. Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#57. Wisdom often consists of knowing what to do next. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#58. The structure of human betterment cannot be built upon foundations of materialism or business, but upon the bedrock of individual character in free men and women. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#59. The ancient bitter opposition to improved methods [of production] on the ancient theory that it more than temporarily deprives men of employment ... has no place in the gospel of American progress. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#60. Children are our most valuable natural resource. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#61. Prosperity is just around the corner. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#62. Economic freedom cannot be sacrificed if political freedom is to be preserved. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#63. The course of unbalanced budgets is the road to ruin - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#64. I come of Quaker stock. My ancestors were persecuted for their beliefs. Here they sought and found religious freedom. By blood and conviction I stand for religious tolerance both in act and in spirit. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#65. Free speech does not live many hours after free industry and free commerce die. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#66. All men are equal before fish. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#67. Many women are now holding posts of grave responsibility in city and country and state and nation, and their number must be greatly increased. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#68. Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#69. When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#70. The sixth grade made my life successful by preparing me for the seventh and the seventh by preparing me for the eighth and so on. May it do the same for you. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#71. It is well to remember that the office of Chief Executive is in part a symbol of the nation and that leaders in a nation may differ in their own house but they have instant solidarity in the presence of foreign attack - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#72. Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#73. In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#74. Whatever doubt there may be as to the quality or purpose of our free speech we certainly have ample volumes in production. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#75. Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#76. The budget should be balanced not by more taxes, but by reduction of follies. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#77. We are in danger of developing a cult of the Common Man, which means a cult of mediocrity. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#78. The greatness of America has grown out of a political and social system and a method of control of economic forces distinctly its own - our American system. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#79. Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#80. We must have government that builds stamina into communities and men. That makes men instead of mendicants. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#81. A good fisherman can secure many regenerative hours in winter, polishing up the rods and reels. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#82. In its broad aspects, the proper feeding of children revolves around a public recognition of the interdependence of the human animal upon his cattle. The white race cannot survive without dairy products. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#83. Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#84. I am convinced that through these measures we have reestablished confidence. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#85. Lewis Strauss is one of my best friends. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#86. American life is builded ... upon that fundamental philosophy announced by the Savior nineteen centuries ago ... [It] can not survive with the defense of Cain, Am I my brother's keeper? - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#87. To the engineer falls the job of clothing the bare bones of science with life, comfort, and hope. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#88. Our individualism is rooted in our very nature. It is based on conviction born of experience. Equal opportunity, the demand for a fair chance, became the formula of American Individualism because it is the method of American achievement. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#89. The gods do not deduct from man's allotted span the hours spent in fishing. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#90. New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#91. I am convinced that ... we have reestablished confidence. Wages should remain stable. A very large degree of industrial unemployment and suffering which would otherwise have occurred has been prevented. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#92. Our strength lies in spiritual concepts. It lies in public sensitivities to evil. Our greatest danger is not from invading armies. Our dangers are that we may commit suicide from within by complaisance with evil, or by public tolerance of scandalous behavior. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#93. It is those moral and spiritual qualities which rise alone in free men, which will fulfill the meaning of the word American. And with them will come centuries of further greatness to our country. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#94. Bureaucracy is ever desirous of spreading its influence and its power. You cannot extend the mastery of the government over the daily working life of a people without at the same time
making it the master of the people's souls and thoughts. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#95. Freedom conceives that the mind and spirit of man can be free only if he be free to pattern his own life, to develop his own talents, free to earn, to spend, to save, to acquire property as the security of his old age and his family. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#96. There are things in the world that cannot be brought about. There are mistakes that cannot be repaired. But there is one thing sure
that loyalty and friendship are the most precious possessions a man can have. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#97. Fishing is more than fish; it is the vitalizing lure to outdoor life. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#98. Free government is the most difficult of all government. But it is everlastingly true that the plain people will make fewer mistakes than any other group of men, no matter how powerful. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#99. Please find me a one-armed economist so we will not always hear, "On the other hand ... " - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#100. In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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