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Published on April 21st, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie

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Richard Nixon Quotes: ‘Tricky Dicky’s Memorable Sayings

Richard Nixon Quotes

Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the best Richard Nixon quotes.

‘This administration has proved that it is utterly incapable of cleaning out the corruption which has completely eroded it and re-establishing the confidence and faith of the American people in the morality and honesty of their government employees.’

‘The Jewish cabal is out to get me.’

‘Do you want to make a point or do you want to make a change? Do you want to get something off your chest, or do you want to get something done?’

‘North Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that.’

‘I don’t think a woman should be in any government job whatever. I mean, I really don’t. The reason why I do is mainly because they are erratic. And emotional.’

‘Others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win, unless you hate them. And then, you destroy yourself.’

Richard Nixon Quotes Amid The Watergate Scandal

‘The only place where you and I disagree … is with regard to the bombing. You’re so goddamned concerned about civilians and I don’t give a damn. I don’t care.’ – Apparently in conversation with Henry Kissinger.

‘I have the greatest affection for them but I know they’re not going to make it for 500 years. They aren’t. You know it, too. The Mexicans are a different cup of tea. They have a heritage. At the present time they steal, they’re dishonest, but they do have some concept of family life. They don’t live like a bunch of dogs, which the Negroes do live like.’

‘Any nation that decides the only way to achieve peace is through peaceful means is a nation that will soon be a piece of another nation.’

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For more Richard Nixon quotes visit Wikiquote.

You may also wish to check out George W. H. Bush Senior Quotes: Papa Bushisms, Gerald Ford Quotes: Words From Mr. Nice Guy and Jimmy Carter Quotes: The Peanut Farmer’s Thoughts.


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