Favorite Quotations Harry S Truman Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won

"I can assure you the flying saucers, given that they exist, are not constructed by any power on earth." ~ Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day.

Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.

I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.

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

A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.

I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

In my opinion eight years as president is enough and sometimes too much for any man to serve in that capacity.

If you can’t convince ‘em, confuse ‘em.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.

I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.

We can never tell what is in store for us.

Study men, not historians.