- Name: Harry S. Truman
- Born: 05/08/1884
- Died: 12/26/1972 (88 years old)
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice president. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO.
Birth Place: Lamar, Missouri, U.S.
Death Place: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Harry S. Truman quotes :
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.Harry S Truman
When even one American - who has done nothing wrong - is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - then all Americans are in peril.Harry S Truman
We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.Harry S Truman
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.Harry S. Truman
The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.Harry S. Truman
You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible.Harry S. Truman
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.Harry S. Truman
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.Harry S. Truman
Upon books the collective education of the race depends they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.Harry S. Truman
Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.Harry S. Truman
I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.Harry S. Truman
The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.Harry S. Truman
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.Harry S. Truman
Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.Harry S. Truman
A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.Harry S. Truman
A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years.Harry S. Truman