The best Quotes by William Henry Harrison

The best Quotes by William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 - April 4, 1841) was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States. Harrison died just 31 days after his inauguration as president in 1841, making his presidency the shortest in U.S. history. He was also the first U.S. president to die in office.

Times change, and we change with them.
I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.

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We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.
Stop your nonsense and drink your whiskey!
A strong reputation is like a good bonfire. When you have one kindled it's easy to keep the flame burning, even if someone comes along and tries to piss on it. But if you fall asleep and neglect it...You'll wake up with ashes.
My wife was as much of a soldier as I was.
Everything dependent on human action is liable to abuse.
Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace.
John Tyler - 18 December 1816
I can never consent to being dictated to.
As a native Washingtonian, I am well aware that childhood obesity is a real problem in our nation's capital.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
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I call Washington "the city of the perishable".
Nancy Pelosi (as Speaker of the US House of Representatives)
Let me give you a little bit of free advice. DC is all about realtionships.
Kimble Hookstraten in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 9
It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
Celestia Ludenberg in Danganronpa
The Jedi are trained to let go. They're trained from birth. They're not supposed to form attachments. They can love people – in fact, they should love everybody. They should love their enemies; they should love the Sith. But they can't form attachments. So what all these movies are about is: greed. Greed is a source of pain and suffering for everybody.
You know what capitalism is? Gettin' f*cked!
Tony Montana in Scarface
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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
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This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
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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.
For the world has changed, and we must change with it.
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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
We can't do everything, but we have to do, what we can do.
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We are not the sum of our possessions.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.
Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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