US Presidents and Politician quotes

“I die hard but am not afraid to go.”
~by George Washington

“Some people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.”
~Thomas Woodrow Wilson

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
~Abraham Lincoln

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.
~Abraham Lincoln

“To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving the peace. ”

“Where annual elections end where slavery begins.”
~John Quincy Adams

“America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.”
~John Quincy Adams

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
~John Quincy Adams

“Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower.”
~George H. W. Bush

“I am not one who – who flamboyantly believes in throwing a lot of words around.”
~George H. W. Bush

“I’ll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.”
~George H. W. Bush

“I’m conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.”
~George H. W. Bush

“America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.”
~George W. Bush

“Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.”
~George W. Bush

“Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.”
~George W. Bush

“America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.”
~Jimmy Carter

“At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.”
~Jimmy Carter

“I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.”
Jimmy Carter

“It’s not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail.”
~Jimmy Carter

“Genius is sorrow’s child.”
~John Adams

“Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.”
~John Adams

“If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?”
~John Adams

“In politics the middle way is none at all.”
~John Adams

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
~Jimmy Carter

I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.
~Jimmy Carter

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