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

Author Quotes

Any culture which can put a man on the Moon is capable of gathering all the nations of the earth in peace, justice and concord.

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.

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.

Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.

A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning.

All lasting change is incremented, based on unfolding traditions and developing institutions. Revolutionary upheavals may change how the world looks but seldom changes the way the world works. Lasting historical change comes not through tidal waves but through the irresistible creeping tide.

A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.

A person can be expected to act responsibly only if he has responsibility. This is human nature. So let us encourage individuals at home and nations abroad to do more for themselves, to decide more for themselves. Let us locate responsibility in more places.

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

1 in 10 chance perhaps, but save Chile! worth spending; not concerned; no involvement of embassy; $10,000,00 available, more if necessary; full-time job

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.

[The antiwar movement is] a wild orgasm of anarchists sweeping across the country like a prairie fire.

If an individual wants to be a leader and isn’t controversial, that means he never stood for anything.

In dealing with the environment we must learn now how to master nature but how to master ourselves, our institutions, and our technology.

The media are far more powerful than the President in creating public awareness and shaping public opinion, for the simple reason that the media always have the last word.

I seek the Presidency not because it offers me a change to be somebody but because it offers a chance to do something.

Author Picture
First Name
Richard
Last Name
Nixon, fully Richard Milhous Nixon
Birth Date
1913
Death Date
1994
Bio

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