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Richard M. Nixon
January 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.


Voters quickly forget what a man says.


Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.


People react to fear, not love; they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.


You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.


Tonight - to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support.


It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality.


I gave 'em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing.


You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference.


Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out.


Castro couldn't even go to the bathroom unless the Soviet Union put the nickel in the toilet.


A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.


I let the American people down.


We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.


Well, I screwed it up real good, didn't I?


There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that I never shoot blanks.


I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.


When the President does it, that means that it's not illegal.


I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business.


Any lady who is first lady likes being first lady. I don't care what they say, they like it.


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