The best Quotes by James K. Polk

The best Quotes by James K. Polk

James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849. Before he became president, Polk served as the 13th speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839) and ninth governor of Tennessee (1839–1841).

I love you, Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.
No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.
There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S.
One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
I cannot adequately express the horror I feel for a man who can be so base as to veil his hypocrisy under the cloak of religion, and state the base falsehood he has done.

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What did Tennessee?
Same thing Arkansas.
I'm retiring as a football player from the University of Tennessee who played for the Colts and the Broncos and was very lucky to have played for all of them.
Hey baby, are you from Tennessee? Because you're the only ten I see.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Tennessee - and that's pretty much the same thing.
I think that for me, as a UNC graduate, I value my education - I think everyone who's gone to that university values education.
Michael: "Don't forget my North Carolina shorts!"
Daffy: "Your shorts? From college?"
Michael: "I wore them under my Chicago Bulls uniform every game."
Looney Tunes: "Eeeew."
Michael: "I washed them after every game."
Daffy: "Hahaha... sure!"
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to North Carolina - 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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Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.
I basically think everybody would be better off if people weren't able to exert so much influence on politicians with money.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
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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