53 Greatest Quotes About Presidential
I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.
You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the eternal God, I will rout you out.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'.
But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.
Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.
The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation.
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.
[American Communist Party] legally exists in the U.S.A., it nominates its candidates in the elections, including Presidential elections.
Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.
This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
John F. Kennedy
Presidential ambition is a disease that can only be cured by embalming fluid.
Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
Martin Van Buren
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Every people has a right to choose the sovereignty under which they shall live.
Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion.
It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.
Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
Next to the right of liberty, the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution . .
William Howard Taft
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over.
Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still.
There is nothing stable but Heaven and the Constitution.
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
Martin Van Buren
We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.
William Howard Taft
While men inhabiting different parts of this vast continent cannot be expected to hold the same opinions, they can unite in a common objective and sustain common principles.
A decent and manly examination of the acts of government should not only be tolerated, but encouraged.
William Henry Harrison
The budget should be balanced not by more taxes, but by reduction of follies.
If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrats at the other, all would be well with the country.
If American democracy is to remain the greatest hope of humanity, it must continue abundantly in the faith of the Bible.
The disfranchisement of a single legal elector by fraud or intimidation is a crime too grave to be regarded lightly.
Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.
During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
Anything is possible for women, including being a presidential nominee.
I know that human prejudice - especially that growing out of race and religion - is cruelly inveterate and lasting.
The fellow has absolutely no principles."Money and gall" is all he has.
My greatest trials come through those professing to be near and attached friends, who expect things.
He tells so many lies that he convinces himself after a while that he's telling the truth. He just doesn't recognize truth or falsehood.
I may be the only person, the only presidential candidate who never carried the state in which he was born.
George W. Bush