Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Great Quotes In Presidential History

A best of the Tales repeat post

Great Quotes in Presidential History

President George Washington"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily."

"The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon." 

 
President Thomas Jefferson:  "When the government fears the people, there is liberty.  When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."

"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes."


 
President Abraham Lincoln:  "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."



President Franklin Roosevelt:  "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself."

"Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind."




President Harry S. Truman:  "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen."

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."




President John Fitzgerald Kennedy:  "Ask not, what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden meet any hardship, in order to assure the survival and success of liberty."


President Ronald Wilson Reagan:  "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall."

"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives."




President George W. Bush:  "I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you, and the people that knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon."

"Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended."



and then there was #44

President Barack Hussein Obama:
"I learned about it on the news."

"I've got a pen, and I've got a phone."

"If you like your health care plan, you can keep your plan."

"ISIL [sic] is contained.




8 comments:

Anonymous said...

LOL I wasn't expecting that one! ROFLOL

Krissy in ATX

Big Mike said...

:-) A little laughter in an ever increasing tyrannical America.

Anonymous said...

Great blog!
Interesting how #44 stands out in a totally different position then the others.
His pen and his phone do not express the rights of "we the people" as expressed in our Constitution!!
CGW

Big Mike said...

Thank you, CGW!! :-)

bradley said...

juxtaposing all these re-affirms what a classless sob we have in the whitehouse

Big Mike said...

and that right there brother is a better quote than President Bracket has ever given! :-)

Bassinator said...

"If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor, period."

Big Mike said...

You're right Bassinator- I wasn't fair to O- man. I missed the other great quote from the one.