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Herbert Hoover
August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

All men are equal before fish.


Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.


In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.


This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character.


With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.


Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.


If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end.


It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war.


A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.


The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.


When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man.


New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.


Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.


The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.


Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.


Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.


Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.


It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.


America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.


There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.


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