Richard M. Nixon Quotes

The greatest guarantee against the emergence of a police state in this society is the presence of a strong, respected, just police force.

It is not enough just to be for peace. The point is, what can we do about it?

The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker. This honor now beckons America – the chance to help lead the world at last out of the valley of the turmoil and on to that high ground of peace that man has dreamed of since the dawn of civilization.

We are not bent on conquest or on threatening others. But we do have a nuclear umbrella that can protect others, above all the states to which we are allied or in which we have a great national interest.

People in the media say they must look at the president with a microscope. Now, I donât mind a microscope, but boy, when they use a proctoscope, that’s going too far.

I’m an introvert in an extravert’s profession.

If, when the chips are down, the world’s most powerful nation, the United States of America, acts like a pitiful, helpless giant, the forces of totalitarianism and anarchy will threaten free nations and free institutions throughout the world.

I should say this, that Pat doesn’t have a mink coat. But she does have a respectable Republican cloth coat, and I always tell her she would look good in anything. One other thing I should probably tell you, because if I don’t they will probably be saying this about me, too. We did get […]

Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.

The average American is just like the child in the family. You give him some responsibility and he is going to amount to something. He is going to do something. If, on the other hand, you make him completely dependent and pamper him and cater him too much, you are going to make him soft, […]