Quotes from President Richard M. Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a representative and senator from California and was the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Here are some quotes from President Richard M. Nixon;

“If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.”

“My concern today is not with the length of a person’s hair but with his conduct.”

“If an individual wants to be a leader and isn’t controversial, that means he never stood for anything.”

“Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.”

“When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal.”

“What a strange creature man is that he fouls his own nest.”

“The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”

“You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.”

“Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.”

“People are persuaded by reason, but moved by emotion; [the leader] must both persuade them and move them.”

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