Herbert Hoover - Quotes

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Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.

Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

All men are equal before fish.

All men are equal before fish.

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

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

The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul. ---->>>

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

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

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. ---->>>

Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress. ---->>>

It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business. ---->>>

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt. ---->>>

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.

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.

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land. ---->>>

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury. ---->>>

Children are our most valuable natural resource. ---->>>

We have not yet reached the goal but... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation. ---->>>

A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus. ---->>>

It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war. ---->>>

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office.

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office.

New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. ---->>>

When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned. ---->>>

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. ---->>>

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. ---->>>

The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night. ---->>>

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.

With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system. ---->>>

No public man can be just a little crooked. ---->>>

This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character. ---->>>

If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end. ---->>>

Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next. ---->>>

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. ---->>>

Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs. ---->>>

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

The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 10, 1874
Birthplace:
Die: 10-20, 1964
Occupation: President
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Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression. A Republican, as Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s he introduced Progressive Era themes of efficiency in the business community and provided government support for standardization, efficiency and international trade (wikipedia)