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I would hate to know every word I said was under the             Abraham Lincoln: “You can fool all of the people some of
extreme scrutiny that Presidential candidates face every day. the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot

I decided to research to find remarks other Presidents have fool all the people all the time.”
uttered. Some were inspiring, many were entertaining and

others were not suitable for this column.                        Andrew Johnson: “If the rabble were lopped off at one end
                                                                 and the aristocrats at the other all would be well with

George Washington: “To be prepared for war is the most America.”
effectual means to preserve peace.”

                                                                 Rutherford B. Hayes: “Nothing brings out the lower traits of
Thomas Jefferson: “The price of freedom is constant              human nature like running for office.”

vigilance.”                                                      William H. Harrison: ”If it were not for the reporters I would

James Madison: “The truth is that all men having power tell you the truth.”
should be mistrusted.”

                                                                 Benjamin Harrison: ”We Americans have no commission
James Monroe: “National honor is a national property of the from God to police the world.”

highest value.”                                                  Theodore Roosevelt: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”

Andrew Jackson: “I know what I am fit for, I can command a
body if men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.” Harry Truman: “If you can’t take the heat get out of the

Martin Van Buren: “It is easier to do a job right than to        kitchen.”

explain why you didn’t.”                                         William H. Taft: “Politics, when I am in it, makes me sick.”

William Henry Harrison: “The prudent capitalist will never       Thomas W. Wilson: ”If you want to make enemies, try to
adventure his capital if there exists a state of uncertainty as  change something.”
to whether the Government will repeal tomorrow what it has
enacted today.”                                                                                              Continued on page 4

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