Herbert Hoover
Quotations


About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Above all, we know that although Americans can be led to make great sacrifices, they do not like to be driven.

Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one.

Children are our most valuable natural resource.

Economic freedom cannot be sacrificed if political freedom is to be preserved.

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

I’m the only person of distinction who’s ever had a depression named for him.

It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.

It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.

National character cannot be built by law. It is the sum of the moral fiber of its individuals.

No one ever listened themselves out of a job.

No public man can be just a little crooked.

One who brandishes a pistol must be prepared to shoot.

Self-government can succeed only through an instructed electorate.

The durability of free speech and free press rests on the simple concept that it search for the truth and tell the truth.

The more complex the problems of the Nation become, the greater is the need for more and more advanced instruction.

The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they’re too damn greedy.

The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.

The supreme purpose of history is a better world.

The Union has become not merely a physical union of states, but rather a spiritual union in common ideals of our people. Within it is room for every variety of opinion, every possible experiment in social progress. Out of such variety comes growth, but only if we preserve and maintain our spiritual solidarity.

The worst evil of disregard for some law is that it destroys respect for all laws.

There are only three ways to meet the unpaid bills of a nation. The first is taxation. The second is repudiation. The third is inflation.

There is no such thing as a no-man's land between honesty and dishonesty.

Truth alone can stand the guns of criticism.

When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.



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