Monday, February 20, 2006

Presidents' Day - Presidents' Quotes

In honor of Presidents' Day in the U.S. -- miscellaneous quotes from former Presidents of the United States

"Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest may repair; the rest is in the hands of God." - George Washington

"Old minds are like old horses: you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order." - John Adams

"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself." - Thomas Jefferson

"Duty is ours; results are God's." - John Quincy Adams

"It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble, acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence." - Franklin Pierce

"If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart." - James A. Garfield

"We Americans have no commission from God to police the world." - Benjamin Harrison

"No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency." - Theodore Roosevelt

"A regret for the mistakes of yesterday must not blind us to the tasks of today." - Warren G. Harding

"There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know." - Harry S. Truman

"It's hard when you're up to your armpits in alligators to remember you came here to drain the swamp." - Ronald Reagan

"We are not the sum of our possessions." - George Herbert W. Bush

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