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.
I was for a short time on the baseball team as shortstop, where I was no good.
The spiritual uplift, the goodwill, cheerfulness and optimism that accompanies every expedition to the outdoors is the peculiar spirit that our people need in times of suspicion and doubt...No other organized joy has values comparable to the outdoor experience.
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him. Herbert Hoove
Every collectivist revolution rides in on a Trojan horse of "emergency". It was the tactic of Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini. In the collectivist sweep over a dozen minor countries of Europe, it was the cry of men striving to get on horseback. And "emergency" became the justification of the subsequent
While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have passed the worst and with continued unity of effort we shall rapidly recover.
Children are our most valuable resorce.
The budget should be balanced not by more taxes, but by reduction of follies.
Along with currency manipulation, the New Deal introduced to Americans the spectacle of Fascist dictation to business, labor, and agriculture.
It is obvious that while science is struggling to bring Heaven to earth some men are using its materials in the construction of Hell.
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.
Presidents have only two moments of personal seclusion. One is prayer; the other fishing - and they cannot pray all the time!
This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character.
Hunger is the mother of anarchy.
Prosperity is no idle expression. It is a job for every worker; it is the safety and safeguard of very business and every home. A continuation of the policies of the Republican party is fundamentally necessary to the future advancement of this progress and to the further building up of this prosperi
The imperative need of this nation at all times is the leadership of Uncommon Men or Women.
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. Herbert Hoove
It is those moral and spiritual qualities which rise alone in free men, which will fulfill the meaning of the word American. And with them will come centuries of further greatness to our country.
The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists - they are too damn greedy.
I suppose I could have called in the whole of the Army, but what was the use? All I had to do was call in Main Street itself.
There is no more cruel illusion than that war makes a people richer.
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
Reports to the Surgeon General... represent the final word upon the efficient and devoted sense of responsibility of our people in this obligation to our fellow citizens. Overwhelminglythey confirm the fact that the general mortality rate, infant mortality rate, epidemics, the disease rate-are less
If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end. Herbert Hoove
I can at once refute the statement that the people of the West object to conservation of oil resources. They know that there is a limit to oil supplies and that the time will come when they and the Nation will need this oil much more than it is needed now. There are no half measures in conservation
One of the primary necessities of the world for the maintenance of peace is the elimination of the frictions which arise from competitive armament.
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus. Herbert Ho
In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus. Herbert Hoove
Every collectivist revolution rides in on a Trojan horse of EMERGENCY.