Top 10 Quotes by Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

There is no more cruel illusion than that war makes a people richer.

Herbert Hoover
What the world needs today is a definite, spiritual mobilization of the nations who believe in God against this tide of Red agnosticism. ...And in rejecting an atheistic other world, I am confident that the Almighty God will be with us.
Herbert Hoover

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

Herbert Hoover
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Herbert Hoover

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. Herbert Hoove

Herbert Hoover
I am firmly opposed to the government entering into any business the major purpose of which is competition with our citizens... for the Federal Government deliberately to go out to build up and expand... a power and manufacturing business is to break down the initiative and enterprise of the American people; it is the destruction of equality of opportunity amongst our people, it is the negation of the ideals upon which our civilization has been based.
Herbert Hoover

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

Herbert Hoover
While I can make no claim for having introduced the term "rugged individualism," I should be proud to have invented it. It has been used by American leaders for over a half-century in eulogy of those God-fearing men and women of honesty whose stamina and character and fearless assertion of rights led them to make their own way in life.
Herbert Hoover

The outlook of the world today is for the greatest era of commercial expansion in history. The rest of the world will become better customers.

Herbert Hoover
Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men.