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Older men declare war.
by Herbert Hoover

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover

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Fishing is much more than fish.
It is the great occasion when we may return to the
fine simplicity of our forefathers.
- Herbert Hoover

All men are equal before fish.
- Herbert Hoover

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

 

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
- Herbert Hoover

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

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

Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts
were part of the mental wardrobe of every man.
The president differs from other men in that he has
a more extensive wardrobe.
- Herbert Hoover

This is not a showman's job.
I will not step out of character.
- Herbert Hoover

Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in
the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
- Herbert Hoover

Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business,
the lifeblood of prices and jobs.
- Herbert Hoover

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.
- Herbert Hoover

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy,
especially in Presidents.
Those are prayer and fishing.
- Herbert Hoover

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

It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation,
the sorrow...
that are the aftermath of war.
- Herbert Hoover

Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
- Herbert Hoover

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
- Herbert Hoover

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

A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
- Herbert Hoover

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
- Herbert Hoover

Once upon a time my political opponents honored me
as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic
power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.
- Herbert Hoover

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

New discoveries in science will continue to create
a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.
- Herbert Hoover

With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress,
no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
- Herbert Hoover

The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate
killing of women and children,
revolts my soul.
- Herbert Hoover

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative
action or executive pronouncement.
Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the
cells of the economic body -
the producers and consumers themselves.
- Herbert Hoover

If the law is upheld only by government officials,
then all law is at an end.
- Herbert Hoover

Children are our most valuable natural resource.
- Herbert Hoover

No public man can be just a little crooked.
- Herbert Hoover

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

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
- Herbert Hoover

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

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

Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer,
but is the incentive to progress.
- Herbert Hoover

America - a great social and economic experiment,
noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
- Herbert Hoover

The pause between the errors and trials of the day
and the hopes of the night.
- Herbert Hoover

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.
- Herbert Hoover

When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor;
when we have a construction job to do,
we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war,
we want an uncommon general.
It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man.
- Herbert Hoover

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older,
I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
- Bill Cosby

After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others:
health and money.
- Helen Gurley Brown

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
- Anouk Aimee

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
- Marvin Davis

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
- John Burroughs

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
- George Burns

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of
the hygiene of older people,
and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
- Logan P. Smith

I will never be an old man.
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon

Older people shouldn't eat health food,
they need all the preservatives they can get.
- Robert Orben

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H. L. Mencken

In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35,
you're older than most of the buildings.
- Delia Ephron

The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes
more and more important as one grows older.
- Hume Cronyn

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

Most men love money and security more,
and creation and construction less, as they get older.
- John Maynard Keynes

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older,
and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer,
and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
- Amy Irving

When you're young, try to be realistic;
as you get older,
become idealistic.
You'll live longer.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

After all, life hasn't much to offer except youth,
and I suppose for older people, the love of youth in others.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

The older I get, the more individuality I find in animals
and the less I find in humans.
- Chuck Jones

As you get older, you look at things differently.
- Brett Favre

As you get older three things happen.
The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
- Norman Wisdom

The older I get the more I realize there's no real
good guys or real bad guys,
and I'm curious about how the good guys got good and
how the bad guys got bad.
- Ted Demme

Love has more depth as you get older.
- Kirk Douglas


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