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A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold...   Life
A man without a vote is man without protection.   Life
A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know wha...   Life
A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civi...   Life
All that Hubert needs over there is a gal to answer the phone and a pe...   Life
Any jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a good carpenter to buil...   Life
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothin...   History
Curtis Le May wants to bomb Hanoi and Haiphong. You know how he likes ...   Life
Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pis...   Life
Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.   Life
Every citizen will be able, in his productive years when he is earning...   Life
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.   Life
For Bird, still a girl of principles, ideals and refinement - from her...   Life
For this is what America is all about. It is the uncrossed desert and ...   Life
Freedom is not enough.   Life
Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his ...   Life
Hell, it's just like the Alamo, and you damn well needed somebody. Wel...   Life
I believe the destiny of your generation-and your nation-is a rendezvo...   Life
I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people-nurtured by their...   Life
I don't believe I'll ever get credit for anything I do in foreign affa...   Life
I don't know what it will take out there - 500 casualties maybe, maybe...   Life
I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a right sharp hook in...   Life
I greet you as the shapers of American society.   Life
I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife h...   Marriage
I hear the headlines on the radio, see them on TV and read them in the...   Life
I never trust a man unless I've got his pecker in my pocket.   Life
I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: tha...   Life
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.   Life
I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women.   Life
I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help-and God's...   Life
I won't have you electioneering on my doorstep. Every time you get in ...   Life
I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.   Life
I'm the only president you've got.   Life
I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm t...   Life
I'm willin' for any solution-religious, political. I'm not going to ke...   Life
If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorr...   Life
If one little old general in shirt sleeves can take Saigon, think abou...   Life
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, ...   History
If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is do...   Life
If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the...   Life
In our home there was always prayer-aloud, proud and unapologetic.   Life
It is always a strain when people are being killed. I don't think anyb...   Life
It is important that the United States remain a two-party system. I'm ...   Life
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot real...   Life
It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of endurin...   Life
It may be, it just may be, that life as we know it with its humanity i...   Life
It's probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than out...   Life
Jack was out kissing babies while I was out passing bills. Someone had...   Life
Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.   Life
No member of our generation who wasn't a Communist or a dropout in the...   Life
Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One is to let ...   Life
Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others...   Life
Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is ...   Life
Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew pro...   Life
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step a...   Life
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escap...   Life
The Air Force comes in every morning and says, "Bomb, bomb, bomb." And...   Life
The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but w...   Life
The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw o...   Life
The great society is a place where men are more concerned with the qua...   Life
The guns and bombs, the rockets and the warships, all are symbols of h...   Life
The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found th...   Life
The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and...   Life
The noblest search is the search for excellence.   Life
The poor suffer twice at the rioter's hands. First, his destructive fu...   Life
The presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small...   Life
The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me.   History
The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the co...   Life
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for break...   Life
There are no favorites in my office. I treat them all with the same ge...   Life
There are plenty of recommendations on how to get out of trouble cheap...   Life
There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress, and that i...   Life
They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boy...   Life
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty...   Life
This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to sha...   Life
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic societ...   Life
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, u...   Life
We Americans know - although others appear to forget - the risk of spr...   Life
We did not choose to be the guardians of the gate, but there is no one...   Life
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitt...   Life
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is t...   Life
We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and t...   Life
We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has...   Life
What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing...   Life
What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicio...   Life
When I was a boy we didn't wake up with Vietnam and have Cyprus for lu...   Life
When I was young, poverty was so common that we didn't know it had a n...   Life
When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remi...   Life
When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff ...   Life
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.   Life
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will co...   Life
You've got to work things out in the cloakroom, and when you've got th...   Life