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William Howard Taft Quotes and Sayings

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Substantial progress toward better things can rarely
be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.
- William Howard Taft

I have come to the conclusion that the major part of
the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts
of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town.
- William Howard Taft

Politics makes me sick.
- William Howard Taft

If this humor be the safety of our race,
then it is due largely to the infusion into the American
people of the Irish brain.
- William Howard Taft

 

I am president now, and tired of being kicked around.
- William Howard Taft

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem
to regard the passage of laws as much more important
than the results of their enforcement.
- William Howard Taft

Don't write so that you can be understood,
write so that you can't be misunderstood.
- William Howard Taft

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I do not know much about politics, but I am trying
to do the best I can with this administration until
the time shall come for me to turn it over to somebody else.
- William Howard Taft

Action for which I become responsible,
or for which my administration becomes responsible,
shall be within the law.
- William Howard Taft

Anti-Semitism is a noxious weed that should be cut out.
It has no place in America.
- William Howard Taft

We are all imperfect.
We can not expect perfect government.
- William Howard Taft

Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment.
- William Howard Taft

Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.
- William Howard Taft

I do not believe in the divinity of Christ,
and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox
creed to which I cannot subscribe.
- William Howard Taft

A government is for the benefit of all the people.
- William Howard Taft

No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the
desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.
- William Howard Taft

I think I might as well give up being a candidate.
There are so many people in the country who don't like me.
- William Howard Taft

The world is not going to be saved by legislation.
- William Howard Taft

I am afraid I am a constant disappointment to my party.
The fact of the matter is, the longer I am president
the less of a party man I seem to become.
- William Howard Taft

As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the
farmer is vital to that of the whole country.
- William Howard Taft

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive
of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis
of all human labor and effort,
enterprise and new activity.
- William Howard Taft

A system in which we may have an enforced rest from
legislation for two years is not bad.
- William Howard Taft

The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much.
- William Howard Taft

I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because,
when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes
more valuable to the other.
- William Howard Taft

I'll be damned if I am not getting tired of this.
It seems to be the profession of a President simply
to hear other people talk.
- William Howard Taft

Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may
have done is a great weakness in any man.
- William Howard Taft

I love judges, and I love courts.
They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall
meet hereafter in heaven under a just God.
- William Howard Taft

No, the only things which do not bother me are the elements.
I can overcome them without a fight.
All one has to do to get the best of the elements is
to stand pat and one will win.
- William Howard Taft

Don't worry over what the newspapers say.
I don't.
Why should anyone else? I told the truth to the newspaper correspondents -
but when you tell the truth to them they are at sea.
- William Howard Taft

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Germany is determined to provide substantial help.
So are the Netherlands and other states.
But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

I thought we were to discuss a referral which we believe
contains substantial and credible information of potential
impeachable offenses by the President of the United States.
- Kenneth Starr

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value,
to engage you to substantial gratitude.
We thank them for nothing.
- Charles Lamb

Meditation is such a more substantial reality than
what we normally take to be reality.
- Richard Gere

My gut feeling is that paper and ink are going to be
with us for a long time yet,
and in substantial quantities, though certainly books
are now going to be available in other forms.
- Fred Saberhagen

The fundamental problem with program maintenance is
that fixing a defect has a substantial chance of introducing another.
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

The realities of the modern global economy require
government to play a substantial role in ensuring the
national and economic security of the people.
- Matthew Continetti

Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
- Tacitus

I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me,
and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power
to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
- Giacomo Casanova

The substantial uncertainty about the path of asset
price movements going forward necessarily reduces the
case for altering policy in advance of the move.
- Timothy Geithner

Removing substantial fuel loads from our forests helps
prevent catastrophic fire and better protects species,
watersheds and neighboring communities that call them home.
- Greg Walden

Iran stands behind a substantial number of terrorist actions against us,
together with Hizballah and the Islamic Jihad.
It pretends to care for the Palestinians.
- Moshe Katsav

We have already seen evidence that, notwithstanding
the addition of substantial resources,
we are experiencing great stress in recruiting and
not inconsequential retention problems.
- John M. McHugh

George Bush has met more foreign heads of state than I have.
But a substantial number of them were dead.
- Jesse Jackson

We are the first generation of human beings to have
substantial insights into the origin of our cosmos and of human life in it.
- Arthur Peacocke

While tax refunds amount to substantial income for many Americans,
current IRS rules do not allow taxpayers to directly
deposit their refund into more than one account.
- Jim Cooper

I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial
contributions of black Americans and other minorities
to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation.
- Strom Thurmond

2005 opens with the promise of a number of substantial
direct private investments that can swiftly transform
the economy and set all sectors on a pronounced upward curve.
- Baldwin Spencer

I think that's what really a substantial work is,
it's forever.
It's the truth now and it was the truth then,
and it will be the truth tomorrow.
- Abbey Lincoln

More than 20 years on, sustained competition,
informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology
provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation.
- Stephen Carter

The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S.
contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N.
unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate.
- Cliff Stearns

But eventually it's a question of access:
Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies' agenda.
We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years.
- Daniel Yergin

In my 31 years in Congress, I have seen a lot of changes.
We made some substantial policy changes that have improved
our parks system and our public lands.
- Ralph Regula

Christendom appears clearly to me to be one of those trifling,
insignificant arts, which has never been of any substantial advantage to mankind.
- Edward Hicks

We have a substantial number of countries that have
pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United
States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq.
- Douglas Feith

There can be nothing exclusive about substantial art.
It comes directly out of the heart of the experience
of life and thinking about life and living life.
- Charles Ives

Friendship's the privilege of private men;
for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.
- Nahum Tate

If there is a substantial difference between a gay
couple and a childless heterosexual couple,
I'm unable to see it.
- Daniel Keys Moran

In particular, the emerging call from our nation's
evangelicals to protect God's creation is substantial.
- Jim Clyburn

The lack of substantial resources and staffing along the Northern U.S.
border poses a real security threat.
- Mark Kennedy

It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio,
thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush.
- George Galloway

We were excited when we sold our first 10 records.
I always felt that if we could get the music out there,
and if people became accustomed to it,
then a substantial number of them would enjoy it.
- Greg Ginn

This will result in wells that will make a substantial
improvement in the recovery factor just because they
are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir
for the purposes of drainage.
- Andrew Gould

I think there are telegrams that may or may not be available,
which indicated that I very much had in mind the need
to give Europe substantial aid after the war,
after Lend-Lease was over.
- W. Averell Harriman

This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial
value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth.
It will benefit customers through new services and
expanded service capabilities.
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.

While America's infrastructure needs are substantial,
there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill.
Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities
missed and growth sacrificed.
- John Engler

Your primary presumption that The Bridge was proffered
as an epic has no substantial foundation.
You know quite well that I doubt that our present stage
of cultural development is so ordered yet as to provide
the means or method for such an organic manifestation as that.
- Hart Crane

You've done it before and you can do it now.
See the positive possibilities.
Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration
and turn it into positive,
effective, unstoppable determination.
- Ralph Marston

Well the appeals happening because we believe the certification process uh,
hasn't worked out the way it should,
that there hasn't been substantial evidence to support their certification.
- Tom Udall

The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement
for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests.
We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction
of international tensions and would open the way
to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower


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