Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman.
"Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything."
--Harry S. Truman

"The atom bomb was no 'great decision.' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness."
--Harry S. Truman

"Democracy is based on the conviction that man has the moral and intellectual capacity, as well as the inalienable right, to govern himself with reason and justice."
--Harry S. Truman

"Wherever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship."
--Harry S. Truman

"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."
--Harry S. Truman

"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."
--Harry S. Truman

"Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear."
--Harry S. Truman

"A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
--Harry S. Truman

"In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first."
--Harry S. Truman

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

"The buck stops here!"
--Harry S. Truman