Quotes About Richard Nixon

Most popular Richard Nixon quotes

I would have made a good Pope.
I worship the quicksand he walks in.
He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebears, but by diligent hard work, he overcame them.
The kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, and then mount the stump and make a speech on conservation.
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.
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.

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I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed, that the president himself would be killed by it.
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.

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