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"I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have the sense to do without my persuading them. That's all the powers of the President amount to." Harry Truman 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I think the American public wants a solemn ass as a President, and I think I'll go along with them." Calvin Coolidge 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics." Ambrose Bierce 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A President either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a single moment." Harry Truman 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"PRESIDENT, n. The leading figure in a small group of men of whom ó and of whom only ó it is positively known that immense numbers of their countrymen did not want any of them for President." Ambrose Bierce 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No one who has not had the responsibility can really understand what it is like to be President, not even his closest aides or members of his immediate family. There is no end to the chain of responsibility that binds him, and he is never allowed to forget that he is President." Harry Truman 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I donít know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president." Kurt Vonnegut 4.833333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"You are apprehensive of monarchy; I, of aristocracy. I would therefore have given more power to the President and less to the Senate." John Adams 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!" Barbara Bush 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but stand there and take it." Lyndon B. Johnson 4.636363636363637 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A President cannot always be popular." Harry Truman 4.6 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No easy problem ever comes to the President of the United States. If they are easy to solve, somebody else has solved them." John F. Kennedy 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The buck stops here." Harry Truman 4.444444444444445 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process." John F. Kennedy 4.4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I had a dream the other night. I dreamed that Jimmy Carter came to me and asked why I wanted his job. I told him I didn't want his job. I want to be President." Ronald Reagan 4.275862068965517 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The thought of being president frightens me. I do not think I want the job." Ronald Reagan 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it." Clarence Darrow 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"No man will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it. To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends." Thomas Jefferson 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I would rather have peace in the world than be President." Harry Truman 4.142857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency." Harry Truman 4.142857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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