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Richard M. Nixon
Richard M. Nixon

The 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon was a highly controversial figure who ended the war in Vietnam, established relations with mainland China and was immersed in scandal by Watergate. After a narrow defeat for the presidency in 1960 to John F. Kennedy, Nixon engineered one of the great political comebacks in history. His accomplishments in office included a strategic nuc…

Date of Birth: January 09, 1913
Date of Death: April 22, 1994


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Richard M. Nixon

"People in the media say they must look at the president with a microscope. Now, I don't mind a microscope, but boy, when they use a proctoscope, that's going too far." Richard M. Nixon
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"The peace we seek to win is not victory over any other people, but the peace that comes with healing in its wings; with compassion for those who have suffered; with understanding for those who have opposed us; with the opportunity for all the peoples" Richard M. Nixon
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"I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue." Richard M. Nixon
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"No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now." Richard M. Nixon
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American President Quotes    Vietnam   

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"By the time you get dressed, drive out there, play 18 holes and come home, you've blown seven hours. There are better things you can do with your time." Richard M. Nixon
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American President Quotes    Golf   

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"We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another." Richard M. Nixon
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"I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism, socialism, communism, or any other minority viewpoint-no matter how distasteful to the majority, provided..." Richard M. Nixon
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"It is not too strong a statement to declare that this is the way civilizations begin to die None of us has the right to suppose it cannot happen here." Richard M. Nixon
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"If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect." Richard M. Nixon
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"Let's destroy this young demagogue before he becomes another Ralph Nader. (about John Kerry)" Richard M. Nixon
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"Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines." Richard M. Nixon
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Adversity   

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"For one priceless moment in the whole history of man, all of the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride at what you have done, one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth." Richard M. Nixon
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Earth   

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"In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars." Richard M. Nixon
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"Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation." Richard M. Nixon
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Conflict    Negotiation   

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"Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do." Richard M. Nixon
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"Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs." Richard M. Nixon
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Advice   

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"I ask for your support for our brave men fighting tonight halfway around the world, not for territory, not for glory, but that their younger brothers and their sons and your sons can have a chance to grow up in a world of peace and freedom and justic" Richard M. Nixon
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Fighting   

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"This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation." Richard M. Nixon
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Creation   

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"Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things... Life is one crisis after another." Richard M. Nixon
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"The 1976 Bicentennial is not going to be invented in Washington, printed in triplicate by the Government Printing Office [and] mailed to you by the United States Postal Service." Richard M. Nixon
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"I want you to stonewall it." Richard M. Nixon
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