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Summary

Herbert Hoover was a famous President from USA, who lived between August 10, 1874 and October 20, 1964. He became 90 years old.

Biography

Herbert Clark Hoover was an American politician, Republican, was U.S. 31 President in the years 1929-1933. He was Trade and Industry in President Calvin Coolidge administration. Hoover played a significant role to alleviate distress after the first world war. He was president of the United States during the great stock market crash in 1929, and it came to characterize his entire reign.

He lost the presidential election in 1932 to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

No American president has lived so long after having held the office of President Hoover (31 years). It is because he was elected president at the age of 55 years (still do it that he comes in the middle of the statistics of Presidents ages when they were selected). 85 years old he spoke at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, 25 July 1960.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 35 quotes who is written / told by Herbert, under the main topics: Business, Funny, History, Politics, Sports.

Related authors: Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hoover

Famous quotes by Herbert Hoover (35)


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"Words without actions are the assassins of idealism"
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"When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man"
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"Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next"
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"When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned"
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"There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing"
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"New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure"
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"Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe"
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"Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs"
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"It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war"
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"It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business"
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"It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own"
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"In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land"
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"If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end"
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"I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him"
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"Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party"
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"Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity"
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"Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers"
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"Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves"
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"Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress"
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"Children are our most valuable natural resource"
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"Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt"
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"America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose"
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"All men are equal before fish"
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"About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends"
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"A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus"
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"The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul"
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"The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office"
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"The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage"
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"The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night"
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"Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury"
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"Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men"
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"Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself"
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"Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die"
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"No public man can be just a little crooked"
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"No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him"


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