Richard Nixon, fully Richard Milhous Nixon

Richard
Nixon, fully Richard Milhous Nixon
1913
1994

American 37th President of the United States, the only president to resign the office, also held offices as U.S. Representative, Senator and 36th Vice President

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Well, you can just stop and think of what could happen if anybody with a decent system of government got control of that mainland. Good God... There'd be no power in the world that could even

We shall do our share in defending peace and freedom in the world. But we shall expect others to do their share.

We shall support vigorously the principle that no country has the right to impose its will or rule on another by force.

We should set goals within the limits of our resources while working to the limits of our powers.

We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.

We shall continue, in this era of negotiation, to work for the limitation of nuclear arms, and to reduce the danger of confrontation between the great powers.

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another -- until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.

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

We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over.

We are faced this year with the choice between the work ethic that built this Nation's character and the new welfare ethic that could cause that American character to weaken.

Voters quickly forget what a man says.

Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.

Watergate was one part wrongdoing, one part blundering, and one part political vendetta by my enemies.

Violence or the threat of violence [must] never be permitted to influence the actions or judgments of the university community. Once it does, the community, almost by definition, ceases to be a university. It is for this reason that from time immemorial expulsion has been the primary instrument of university discipline.

Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.

Unless we in America work to preserve freedom, there will be no freedom.

Tonight-to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans-I ask for your support (On his Vietnam War policy).

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.

To write a novel, you need an iron butt.

To make it possible for our children, and for our children

Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.

To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body. But as President I must put the interests of America first. America needs a full-time President and a full-time Congress, particularly at this time with problems we face at home and abroad.

This certainly has to be the most historic telephone call ever made. For every American this has to be the proudest day of our lives. And for people all over the world I am sure they, too, join with Americans in recognizing what a feat this is. Because of what you have done, the heavens have become a part of man's world. As you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquility, it inspires us to redouble our efforts to bring peace and tranquility to Earth. For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this Earth are truly one.

This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation, because as a result of what happened in this week, the world is bigger, infinitely. (Saluting crew of the Apollo 11)

This office is a sacred trust and I am determined to be worthy of that trust.

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First Name
Richard
Last Name
Nixon, fully Richard Milhous Nixon
Birth Date
1913
Death Date
1994
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American 37th President of the United States, the only president to resign the office, also held offices as U.S. Representative, Senator and 36th Vice President