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Herbert Clark Hoover Quotes

(1874-1964), American - 31st American President

Children are our most valuable natural resource.

Category: Children

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.

Category: Country

Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.

Category: Freedom

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Category: Ideals And Idealism

In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

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

Category: Opportunity

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.

Category: Peace

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

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.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

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

Category: Progress

Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.

Category: Unity

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

Category: War

Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.

Category: Wisdom

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.

Category: Youth