The best Quotes by Richard Nixon

The best Quotes by Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A lawyer and member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a representative and senator from California and was the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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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.
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat.

Quotes about Richard Nixon

Dating advice? Last time you went on a date, Richard Nixon was in office and he was doing well.
Sandy Kominsky in The Kominsky Method - Season 1 Episode 6

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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.
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
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Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.
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There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
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Before this war, I was opposed to membership of Ukraine in NATO because I feared that it would start exactly the process that we have seen now. Now that this process has reached this level, the idea of a neutral Ukraine under these conditions is no longer meaningful. I believe Ukrainian membership in NATO would be an appropriate outcome.
Henry Kissinger - January 2023
When I was a boy, it never occurred to me that one day I might participate at the birthday of a German Chancellor. But that was before I knew that smoking four packs of cigarettes and consuming ten Coca-Colas a day guaranteed longevity.
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.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
The role of anxiety in the development of human personality is central, and it is intricate beyond our understanding.
My advice to people today is as follows: if you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.
In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.
Turn on, Tune in, Drop out.
If the Islamic world is so suffused with rage and hatred of us - for our wars, occupations, drone attacks, support of Israel, decadent culture, and tolerance of insults to Islam and the Prophet - why should we call for free elections, when the people will use those elections to vote into power rulers hostile to the United States?
Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest.
For Americans of the Greatest Generation that fought World War II and of the Silent Generation that came of age in the 1950s, the great moral and ideological cause was the Cold War. It gave purpose and clarity to our politics and foreign policy, and our lives.
Sleep more at night. If it's allowed at work or home, take a nap in the afternoon. You'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.
Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars!
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Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
It would not be possible to praise nurses too highly.
The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.
I thought Nixon was the worst President we had ever had, save only perhaps Andrew Johnson.
The war in Vietnam I thought a dreadful mistake.
Carter's done a lot more good since he's been out of the White House than when he was in it.
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Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
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Don't worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
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All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
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California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
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Babysitter p*rn, stepmom p*rn... what happened to just f*cking the pizza guy?
Sandy Kominsky in The Kominsky Method - Season 1 Episode 4
Being human and being hurt are the same damn thing.
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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You lied about fighting in the Vietnam War. It's like punching the American flag in the face!
The war is won, but the peace is not.
Albert Einstein - December 1945
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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
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.
There's always that one person, that will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.

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