Harry S. Truman Quotes
Information about Harry S. Truman ,
Harry S. Truman ,
Date of Birth: May 08, 1884
Date of Death: December 26, 1972
Found 100 quotes by Harry S. Truman .
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"The buck stops here."
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According to The Truman Library and others, Truman did not come up with the phrase, though he did popularize it. The idea was in line with his sentiments, and also according to the Truman Library, "Fred M. Canfil, then United States Marshal for the Western District of Missouri and a friend of Mr. Truman, saw a similar sign while visiting the Reformatory and asked the Warden if a sign like it could be made for President Truman."
The phrase did come to embody Truman's presidency and life.
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"Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life."
Buddha was born into a luxurious life as an Indian prince. His name means "the Awakened One," and he eventually became the originator of Buddhism. At age 29 he began his search for the cure of humanity's sorrow through peace and harmony with everything and everyone. His concept of karma, that what we put into the universe comes back to us, is a fundamental teaching of Buddhism that is still well-known today. He is said to have attained enlightenment during long meditation under a Bodhi tree, at which point he became Buddha until the age of 80, when he died in Kushinagar. Buddha Quotes
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