Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman




Title: President Harry S. Truman

Born: May 8, 1884
Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, U.S.A.
Died: December 26, 1972

Occupation: Head of State
Profile: The 33rd President of the United States (1945-1953).

Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/harrystruman/
Number of Quotes: 8




All the president is is a glorified PR man who spends his life flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

I fired him [MacArthur] because he wouldn't respect the authority of the President ... I didn't fire him because he was a dumb son of a bitch, although he was, but that's not against the law for generals. If it was, half to three-quarters of them would be in jail.
Time Magazine

I have found that the best way to give advise to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.

Once a decision was made, I did not worry about it afterward.

Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.

We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world. It may be the fire destruction prophesied in the Euphrates Valley Era, after Noah and his fabulous Ark.
Diary

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