Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Herbert Hoover Quotations On War, Engineering, Persistence And Other Topics

Here is a great selection of Herbert Hoover quotations on war, engineering, persistence, poverty, children and many other topics.

 Hoover was a professional mining engineer before he became the 31st President of the United States in 1929.

herbert hoover quotations on war, poverty, engineering and persistence

Unfortunately it was less than eight months after he took office, came the Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday.

Anyway, check out these great quotes by Herbert Hoover.

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

War, Men, Fight

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

Good, Dark, Santa

Children are our most valuable natural resource.

Valuable, Natural, Resource

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

Sports, Great, Fishing

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

Freedom, Open, Spirit

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. 

War, Politics, Common

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.

God, Help, Nation

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.

Business, Cannot, Themselves

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

Finance, Time, Somebody

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

History, Depression, Named

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

Progress, Basis, Protection

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.

Power, Free, Except

All men are equal before fish.

Funny, Men, Fish

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

Men, Peace, Hearts

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

Night, Trials, Hopes

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

Blessed, National, Shall

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

Women, Soul, Bomb

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

Science, Create, Continue

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

War, Youth, Sorrow

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.

Cannot, Public, Prosperity

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

Politics, Political, Party

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.

Time, Power, Political

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

Government, Honor, Lack

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

Business, Government

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Words, Actions, Idealism

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

Politics, Public, Office

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

Respect, Prayer, Privacy

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

System, Progress, Economic

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

Character, Step

Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.

Wisdom, Next, Knowing

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

Government, Law, Officials

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

Today, Poverty, Land

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.

Men, Few, President

No public man can be just a little crooked.

Public, Crooked

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

Wisdom, Next, Knowing

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

Public, Nor, Greater

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

Great, Social, Purpose

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

Business, Jobs, Credit

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

Full, Progress, Changing

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