Richard Nixon Quotes
Most popular Richard Nixon Quotes
I would have made a good Pope.
Certain loyalty comes only through dependency.
Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them back; then you destroy yourself.
They say, "Gee, you look great." That means they thought you looked like hell before.
The true idealist pursues what his heart says is right in a way that his head says will work.
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
Defeat doesn't finish a man—quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got.
It's a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can't stop playing the game the way you've always played it.
I played by the rules of politics as I found them. Not taking a higher road than my predecessors and my adversaries was my central mistake.
I wanted to be a sports writer, but it took me too long to turn out my stuff. I found I could become vice president faster than I could become a newspaperman.
I wanted to be a sports writer. but it took me too long to turn out my stuff. I found I could become vice president faster than I could become a newspaperman.
I brought myself down. I gave them a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing.