Herbert Hoover

31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)

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A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Engineering is a great profession. There is the fascination of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realisation in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer's high privilege.
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
Older men declare war, but it is the youth that must fight and die.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow and the triumphs that are the aftermath of war.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war.
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.
Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

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