American Presidents Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 40 Quotes About American Presidents

#1. Even if you assume presidents were democratically elected they still have no right to keep secrets from the American people. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#2. George W. Bush is the worst President
in all of American history. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#3. In the midst of applying for American citizenship, of finally attempting to get my presidents in a row, I felt it incumbent upon myself to explore the national psyche in every way. - Author: Hamish Bowles
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#4. The War Powers Act requires presidents to seek the consent of the American people, through their representatives, before sending our troops into war. It is the responsibility of Congress to deliberate and consult with the executive branch before involving ourselves in a military conflict. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#5. Richard Nixon had a kind of Walter Mitty fantasy life. He was a man with a grandiose thoughts: dreams of not simply being president but maybe becoming one of the truly great presidents of American history. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#6. Successive American presidents have turned a blind eye to piles of evidence that Saudi money is being used to foment holy war against America. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#7. American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators, except when it's advantageous to do so. - Author: Elizabeth A. Sherman
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#8. I've worked with five Presidents in America, all of them I ask the same question always: Why didn't the American allies bomb the railways going to Auschwitz? - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#9. Securing freedom has been a singular commitment of American presidents and patriots in and out of government for generations. But its perpetual continuation is not guaranteed. - Author: George Nethercutt
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#10. Two presidents pursued human rights policies that were serious and effective: Reagan and George W. Bush. They understood that American support for human rights activists is a moral imperative for us and also makes the world safer for us. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#11. The American people are proud to welcome your majesty back to the United States, a nation you've come to know very well. After all you've dined with 10 U.S. presidents. You've helped our nation celebrate its bicentennial in 17 -in 1976 - Author: George W. Bush
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#12. I learned to be far more skeptical of what I'm told by presidents, no matter who the presidents are, and also to be much more cautious, always, in any action or vote that could lead to the use of American military power and most particularly what we call 'boots on the ground.' - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#13. The man responsible for keeping Americans safe from another terrorist attack on American soil for nearly seven years now will go down in history as one of America's greatest presidents. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#14. Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. - Author: Grover Cleveland
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#15. We have had good and bad Presidents, and it is a consoling reflection that the American Nation possesses such elements of prosperity that the bad Presidents cannot destroy it, and have been able to do no more than slightly to retard the public's advancement. - Author: Henry Clay
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#16. Look, I worked with American Republican presidents and Democratic presidents, all of them, and each of them has shown a deep and profound friendship to Israel, you know? I can't remember anybody who was in that sense negative as far as Israel is concerned. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#17. When I am speaking about American presidents, I have to speak about my very special relations with President Clinton. He contributed more to peace than anybody else in the American sense. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#18. When American presidents prepare for foreign wars, they lie. - Author: Robert Higgs
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#19. There have been many amazing Presidents in American history, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan, all of whom I greatly admire. - Author: Donald Trump
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#20. We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#21. The strong point of American research universities is the manner in which trustees, presidents and other senior executives retain a considerable amount of decision-making authority while at the same time maintaining a culture of open exchange and participatory debate. - Author: Henry Rosovsky
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#22. Since the enactment of the War Powers Act in 1973, which I supported then and support now, Congress has been reluctant to assert its authority when presidents decide to send American soldiers into harm's way. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#23. Now goverments are a different thing. Presidents who do not want me. As I said, an African-American discriminates against an indigenous Bolivian. Well, they have their reasons, but sooner or later we will all be judged. - Author: Evo Morales
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#24. We don't think well of our presidents when they are serving. Even Kennedy, with such a short presidency, was beginning to lose his remarkable appeal to the American people when he was suddenly sainted by death. - Author: Charlton Heston
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#25. I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#26. In going too far, they [presidents] have taken away the individual rights of American citizens. - Author: Dick Durbin
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#27. There are not many of us African American Sister Presidents, and those of us who are in this field do not have an easy time of it. Why the story goes that one Black woman college president died and went to hell, and it was two weeks before she realized that she wasn't still on the job. - Author: Johnnetta B. Cole
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#28. I don't know anything about American history or presidents. I don't know what tailgating is! I've never been to an Olive Garden! - Author: Emma Watson
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#29. Is it 'left' to insist that presidents and CIA directors adhere to the law? I don't think so. I think it's American. - Author: Anthony Lewis
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#30. Few American presidents are held in higher esteem than Thomas Jefferson. Though historians have scrutinized every phase of his long public career and found him wanting in a number of respects, he holds an unshakable place in the pantheon of American heroes. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#31. Futurism is another American myth: whether Kennedy, Johnson, Reagan or Obama, American presidents all come into office with a new program, and the conviction that the country is going to be better than ever. - Author: James Hillman
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#32. Few American presidents have been unhappier or lonelier in office than Woodrow Wilson. - Author: Jill Lepore
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#33. I would have to say that Richard Nixon is probably the most gifted and skilled political practitioner, in his pre-presidential years, of all of the American presidents in the 20th century. - Author: Roger Morris
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#34. One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress. - Author: Allison Janney
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#35. In daring to re-tell the stories of the last twelve American presidents, both public and private, I knew I would incur some outrage with 'American Caesars.' - Author: Nigel Hamilton
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#36. American university presidents are a nervous breed; I have never thought well of them as a class. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#37. In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations. - Author: Jeff Goodell
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#38. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#39. I think that American presidents, that position in itself, as well as American foreign policy, it has terrorism in it. CIA agents going to overthrow certain governments - they're using terrorist tactics. They're not going in there like, 'Hey, you wanna have some cake?' - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#40. Against the odd's, I have persevered, I am the living attestation of the American dream. I am the extolment of this great nation. I have coffee and cocktails with presidents and dictators. I'm an international figure, a citizen of the world. I've made it. - Author: Don King
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