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Abraham Lincoln

"It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes." Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address was delivered on March 4, 1865. Forty-five days before his assassination. Just 701 words long, Lincoln's address was the second shortest in history. This is the complete passage for the more popular quote, "The Almighty has His own purposes", Add Category or Author

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James Thurber

"From now on, I think it is safe to predict, neither the Democratic nor the Republican Party will ever nominate for President a candidate without good looks, stage presence, theatrical delivery, and a sense of timing." James Thurber
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Harry S. Truman

"The president is the representative of the whole nation and he's the only lobbyist that all the one hundred and sixty million people in the country have." Harry S. Truman
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Harry S. Truman

"When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency." Harry S. Truman
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Walter Bagehot

"Under a Presidential government, a nation has, except at the electing moment, no influence; it has not the ballot-box before it; its virtue is gone, and it must wait till its instant of despotism again returns." Walter Bagehot
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"The president has always urged everyone to tell the truth," Charles Ruff
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"They're the worst wildfires in 50 years and the president very much wanted to go out there and see the people working on them." Jake Siewert
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Abraham Lincoln

"The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts." Abraham Lincoln
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Trent Lott

"When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it." Trent Lott
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Marilyn Monroe

"President Kennedy is very democratic and very penetrating." Marilyn Monroe
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The President has paid dear for his White House. It has commonly cost him all his peace, and the best of his manly attributes. To preserve for a short time so conspicuous an appearance before the world, he is content to eat dust before the real masters who stand erect behind the throne." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Wilson adventured for the whole of the human race. Not as a servant, but as a champion. So pure was this motive, so unfrocked with anything that his worst enemies could find, except the mildest and most excusable, a personal vanity, practically the minimum to be human, that in a sense his adventure is that of humanity itself. In Wilson, the whole of mankind breaks camp, sets out from home and wrestles with the universe and its gods." William Bolitho
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"If I wanna be president, I probably can." Jesse Ventura
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Richard M. Nixon

"When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal." Richard M. Nixon
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"In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take." Adlai E. Stevenson
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"This may be the most important thing a president does." Alberto Gonzales
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"I'm primarily worried about what does the president think," Alberto Gonzales
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Alistair Cooke

"All Presidents start out to run a crusade but after a couple of years they find they are running something less heroic and much more intractable: namely the presidency. The people are well cured by then of election fever, during which they think they are choosing Moses. In the third year, they look on the man as a sinner and a bumble and begin to poke around for rumors of another Messiah." Alistair Cooke
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Trent Lott

"I want to say this about my state. When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years either." Trent Lott
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"He was strong and vibrant and it was vintage President Hinckley." Dale Bills
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Scott McClellan

"The president has a great team." Scott McClellan
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