Famous President Richard Nixon Quotes

“Federal and state laws (should) be changed to no longer make it a crime to possess marijuana for private use.”
― Richard Nixon


“The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you’re really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you’ve been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.”
― Richard Nixon


“Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.”
― Richard Nixon


“The man of thought who will not act is ineffective; the man of action who will not think is dangerous.”
― Richard M. Nixon


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


“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.”
― Richard Nixon


“The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.”
― Richard M Nixon


“To write a novel, you need an iron butt.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“What?”
― Richard Nixon


“If I had feelings, I probably wouldn’t have even survived.”
― Richard Nixon


“Always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“I would have made a good pope.”
― Richard Nixon


“If you want to make beautiful music,you must play the black note and the white notes together”
― Richard M. Nixon


“Solutions are not the answer.”
― Richard Nixon


“I know you think you believe you understand what you thought I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is exactly what I meant.”
― Richard Nixon


“I really believe life is simple. It’s all the other people that make things complicated.”
― Richard Nixon


“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word crisis. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognize the opportunity.”
― Richard Nixon


“Do you want to make a point or do you want to make a change? do you want to get something off your chest, or do you want to get something done?”
― Richard Nixon


“Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quitting does. A man is not finished when he’s defeated. He’s finished when he quits.”
― Richard Milhous Nixon


“I was not lying. I said things that later on seemed to be untrue.”
― Richard Nixon


“When the President does it , that means that it is not illegal.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“We are faced this year with the choice between the “work ethic” that built this Nation’s character and the new “welfare ethic” that could cause that American character to weaken.”
― Richard Nixon


“I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“I played by the rules of politics as I found them.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“So you are lean and mean and resourceful and you continue to walk on the edge of the precipice because over the years you have become fascinated by how close you can walk without losing your balance.”
― Richard Nixon


“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 to him too much, you are going to make him soft, spoiled and eventually a very weak individual.”
― Richard Nixon


“Solutions are not the answer”
― Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon


“Ingatlah bahwa orang lain bisa saja membenci anda, tetapi kalau anda meladeni dengan balas membenci mereka, anda merusakkan diri anda sendiri.”
― Richard M. Nixon


“I let the American people down.”
― Richard Milhous Nixon