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Richard M. Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (9 January 1913 22 April 1994) was the 37th U.S. President.
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Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.

Richard M. Nixon

Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.

Richard M. Nixon

I would have made a good Pope.

Richard M. Nixon

In a free society no one can win all the time. No one can have his way all the time and no one is right all the time.

Richard M. Nixon

You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.

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It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.

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A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning.

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I made my mistakes, but in all my years of public life, I have never profited from public service. I've earned every cent. And in all of my years in public life I have never obstructed justice. And I think, too, that I can say that in my years of public life that I welcome this kind of examination because people have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I've earned everything I've got.

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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 of this Earth to choose their own destiny.

Richard M. Nixon

What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.

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The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you're really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you've been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.

Richard M. Nixon

People react to fear, not love; they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.

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Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.

Richard M. Nixon

Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them.

Richard M. Nixon

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another - until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.

Richard M. Nixon

Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.

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If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.

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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 justice.

Richard M. Nixon

It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality.

Richard M. Nixon

Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.

Richard M. Nixon

My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.

Richard M. Nixon

Nature is as wasteful of promising young men as she is of fish spawn.

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If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world?

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When I grow up, I want to be an honest lawyer so things like that can't happen.

Richard M. Nixon

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity.

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