Harry S Truman Quotes

Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met. (inscription on Korean War memorial in Washington D.C.)

Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it.

To me party platforms are contracts with the people.

Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he’s going to vote against me.

Full and vigorous debate on matters of national policy is a vital element in the constitutional system of our free democracy. It is fundamental, however, that military commanders must be governed by the policies and directives issued to them in the manner provided by our laws and Constitution. In time of crisis, this consideration is […]

My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there’s hardly any difference.

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

If you can’t convince them, confuse them.

I’ve had a few setbacks in my life, but I never gave up.

When we fail to live together in peace, the failure touches not us alone, but the cause of democracy itself in the whole world. That we must never forget.