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"I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell." -
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Top 5 quotes from Harry Truman
"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."
"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."
"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."
"There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know."
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
Top 5 quotes from Truth & Lies
"One deceit needs many others, and so the whole house is built in the air and must soon come to the ground."
"Truth sits upon the lips of dying men."
"All malice has injustice at it's end, an end achieved by violence or by fraud; while both are sins that earn the hate of heaven, since fraud belongs exclusively to man, God hates it more and, therefore, far below, the fraudulent are placed and suffer most."
"Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit."
"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs."