34 Richard Nixon Quotes

January 9, 1913, - April 22, 1994

Be encouraged by these Richard Nixon quotes. Mr Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, but he also resigned from the position. The example of a man who rose to power, but also one who made mistakes and had to take responsiblity for them. Mistakes something we all make, but the difference we are not holding a top position nor are we in the public eye.
  1. ...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
    Mountain



  2. I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get. Richard Nixon
    Cool



  3. The American dream does not come to those who fall asleep. Richard Nixon
    Encouragement



  4. Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth. Richard Nixon
    Truth



  5. 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
    Hate



  6. Playing the piano is a way of expressing oneself that is perhaps even more fulfilling than writing or speaking. Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Quote of The Day



  7. Each of my teachers made a great impression on me, but a few in particular touched my mind and changed my life. Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Teacher



  8. My happiest memories of those college days involve sports. In freshman year I played on the Poetlings basketball team, and we had a perfect record for the year: we lost every game. Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Funny



  9. Two factors have always motivated my great interest in sports. First, sports have provided necessary relief from the heavy burdens of work and study that I have assumed at every stage of my life. Second, I have a highly competitive instinct... Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Sports



  10. The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker. Richard Nixon
  11. The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker. Richard Nixon
    Peace



  12. He (Chief Newman) also gave me an acute understanding that what really matters is not a man's background, his color, his race, or his religion, but only his character. Richard Nixon, RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon
    Character



  13. But even in a democracy, a great leader is one who forges a national purpose in the face of great crises or challenges. Richard Nixon, Leaders: Profiles and Reminiscences of Men Who Have Shaped the Modern World
    Leadership



  14. Having known both the peaks and the valleys of public life, I have learned that you cannot really appreciate the heights unless you have also experienced the depths. Richard Nixon, Leaders: Profiles and Reminiscences of Men Who Have Shaped the Modern World
    Appreciation



  15. The small man leading a great nation in a great crisis clearly fails the test of greatness. The large man in a small country may demonstrate all the qualities of greatness but never win the recognition. Richard Nixon, Leaders: Profiles and Reminiscences of Men Who Have Shaped the Modern World
    Greatness



  16. The manager thinks of today and tomorrow. The leader must think of the day after tomorrow. Richard Nixon, Leaders: Profiles and Reminiscences of Men Who Have Shaped the Modern World
    Future



  17. I may not say much when I am with you, but all of me loves you all the time. Richard Nixon, love letter to his wife
    I Love You



  18. Always give your best, never get discouraged, never be petty. Richard Nixon
  19. Always give your best, never get discouraged, never be petty. Richard Nixon
    Best



  20. The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. Richard Nixon
    Inspirational



  21. Each moment in history is a fleeting time, precious and unique. But some stand out as moments of beginning, in which courses are set that shape decades or centuries. Richard Nixon
    New Beginning



  22. I don't know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports. Richard Nixon
    Winning



  23. We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another - until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices. Richard Nixon
    Learning



  24. Defeat doesn't finish a man, quitting does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits. Richard Nixon
    Never Quit



  25. Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. Richard Nixon
    Life



  26. I really believe life is simple. It's all the other people that make things complicated. Richard Nixon
    Simplicity



  27. You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character. Richard Nixon
    Defeat



  28. Whether we shape the future in the image of our hopes, is ours to determine by our actions and our choices. Richard Nixon
    Hope



  29. My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. Richard Nixon
  30. My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. Richard Nixon
    Integrity


  31. Quotes about Richard Nixon

  32. Richard Nixon led the United States through a time of unbearable turmoil. He made war in pursuit of peace. Tim Weiner, One Man Against the World
    War



  33. Yet he (Richard Nixon) had an undeniable greatness, an unsurpassed gift for the art of politics, an unquestionable desire to change the world. Tim Weiner, One Man Against the World
    Change The World



  34. Hope and fear waged a constant battle in Nixon. At the end of his presidency, fear won out. Nixon was often driven by fear - he was, he believed, surrounded by enemies. Evan Thomas, Being Nixon
    Fear



  35. Young Richard was a dreamer. He recalled listening to train whistles in the night, and when, on his thirteenth birthday, his grandmother Almira Milhous gave him a portrait of Lincoln.... Evan Thomas, Being Nixon
    Dream



  36. But Nixon understood the lesson of World War II: that America could no longer depend only on its geographic isolation for protection. Rather, the nation must take the lead in shaping a balanced, stable world order. Alexander.Kennedy, Richard Nixon: An Honest Man
    Quotes on Life Lessons



  37. He rose up in the world by his own merits, fueled by determination and possibly also by anger and resentment for the slights he experienced in his humble beginnings. Anna Revell, A Richard Nixon Biography
    Determination



  38. That a man of Richard Nixon's relentless drive and intelligence should have been embroiled in it is a tragedy, but even tragedies hold lessons. Hopefully, the generations to follow will not squander away all that it has to teach us. Anna Revell, A Richard Nixon Biography
    Quotes on Life and Struggles


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