Quotes by Herbert Clark Hoover

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Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 October 20, 1964) the 31st President of the United States (1929-1933). He was a successful mining engineer, humanitarian, and administrator. more

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Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.

Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow and the triumphs that are the aftermath of war.
Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
We have not yet reached the goal but.. we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.
The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.
In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
You convey too great a compliment when you say that I have earned the right to the presidential nomination. No man can establish such an obligation upon any part of the American people. My country owes me no debt. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. My whole life has taught me what America means. I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay.
Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.