Herbert Hoover Quotes



Best 17 Quotes by Herbert Hoover

“About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.”

“All men are equal before fish.”

“America – a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.”

“Be patient and calm; no one can catch fish in anger.”

“Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.”

“Children are our greatest natural resource.”

“Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust.”

“Economic depression can not be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.”

“Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.”

“I am sure I'd have made a better all-around man if I hadn't lost so much time just making a living.”

“I'm the only person of distinction who's ever had a depression named after him.”

“Leadership cannot be created synthetically. Men must be what they were made by the Almighty or the American people will find them out in time.”

“My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor.”

“No one ever listened themselves out of a job.”

“Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.”

“The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they're too damned greedy.”

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“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “Press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”


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