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A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally t...   Life
A leader who confines his role to his people's experience dooms himsel...   Life
Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and ...   Life
Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickl...   Life
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.   Life
Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye witho...   Life
Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.   Life
Deep versed in books and shallow in himself.   Life
Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.   Life
Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem...   Life
Even a paranoid has some real enemies.   Life
For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for...   Life
High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intell...   Life
Highly intelligent, superbly endowed physically, [John B. Connally] lo...   Life
I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake...   Life
I can think of no faster way to unite the American people behind Georg...   Life
I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist d...   Life
If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of you...   Life
If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation - and if I should ...   Life
If it's going to come out eventually, better have it come out immediat...   Life
If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere...   Life
In crises the most daring course is often safest.   Life
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the fami...   Life
It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it s...   History
Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for t...   Life
Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.   Life
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an altern...   Life
Next week there can't be any crisis. My schedule is already full.   Life
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad rep...   Politics
No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at...   Life
No foreign policy - no matter how ingenious - has any chance of succes...   Life
No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fratern...   Life
Nothing ever engaged him so completely that he would bring to it the s...   Life
People are generally amazed that I would take an interest in any form ...   Life
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.   Life
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.   Life
The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivi...   Life
The essence of Richard Nixon is loneliness.   Life
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little lon...   Life
The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.   Life
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, th...   Life
The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experie...   Life
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling ...   Life
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to whe...   Life
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather ...   Life
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.   Life
There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has...   Life
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or ...   Life
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so sm...   Life
We are all the President's men.   Life
We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better ch...   Life
Whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately.   Life
When you meet the president, you ask yourself, "How did it ever occur ...   Life
While we should never give up our principles, we must also realize tha...   Life
You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make...   Life