The best Quotes by James Buchanan

The best Quotes by James Buchanan

James Buchanan Jr. (April 23, 1791 - June 1, 1868) was an American lawyer, diplomat, and politician who served as the 15th president of the United States from 1857 to 1861.

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Whatever the result may be, I shall carry to my grave the consciousness that at least I meant well for my country.
June 1st 1868
The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
What is right and what is practicable are two different things.
I like the noise of democracy.

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In England, they drive on the left side of the road.
In Pennsylvania we drive on what's left of the road.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Pennsylvania - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Money can't buy life.
Bob Marley - last words - May 11th 1981
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Oh, friend, I am leaving this world that makes hearts break or turn to stone.
Nicolas Chamfort - last words - April 13th 1794
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A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
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So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!
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War is young men dying and old men talking. You know this. Ignore the politics.
Odysseus in Troy
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Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
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People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
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The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it.
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A two-state solution is the only way to guarantee the long-term security of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people.
To make sure Israelis and Palestinians alike live in equal measure of freedom and dignity, we will not give up on working towards that goal.
Joe Biden - November 2023
We must, without equivocation, denounce antisemitism.
We must, without equivocation, denounce Islamophobia.

To all of you hurting: You belong.

You're all America.
Joe Biden - Oktober 2023
I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it - Jeffrey enjoys his social life.
In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.
Donald Trump - November 2022
For the world has changed, and we must change with it.
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When you fall, the real test is whether you can ignore the naysayers, pick yourself up and come back stronger.
Barack Obama - January 28, 2013 - Miami Heat visit the White House
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Ladies and gentlemen, this is a difficult moment for America. I, unfortunately, will be going back to Washington after my remarks. Today we've had a national tragedy. Two airplanes have crashed into the World Trade Center in an apparent terrorist attack on our country.
George W. Bush - September 2001
The result is an absence of checks and balances in Russia. The decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq...- I mean of Ukraine.
George W. Bush - May 2022
We can't do everything, but we have to do, what we can do.
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Now there's no question China has been trying to crack down on the Internet. Good luck! That's sort of like trying to nail jello to the wall.
Bill Clinton - March 2000
We are not the sum of our possessions.
We don't want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
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Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy - June 1963
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We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024

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