Engineering training deals with the exact sciences. That sort of exactness makes for truth and conscience. It might be good for the world if more men had that sort of mental start in life even if they did not pursue the profession.

-Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover

Unless the U.N. is completely reorganized without the Communist nations in it, we should get out of it.

Herbert Hoover
The most essential factor to economic recovery today [1932] is the restoration of confidence.
Herbert Hoover

I outlived the bastards.

Herbert Hoover
Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
Herbert Hoover

Fishing is the chance to wash one's soul with pure air. It brings meekness and inspiration, reduces our egoism, soothes our troubles and shames our wickedness. It is discipline in the equality of men--for all men are equal before fish.

Herbert Hoover
I, with other Americans, have perhaps unduly resented the stream of criticism of American life... more particularly have I resented the sneers at Main Street. For I have known that in the cottages that lay behind the street rested the strength of our national character.
Herbert Hoover

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

Herbert Hoover
Fishing is a... discipline in the equality of men - for all men are equal before fish.
Herbert Hoover

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

Herbert Hoover
Truly every generation discovers the world all new again and knows it can improve it.