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Harry S. Truman: I don't know if any of you have had a bale of hay fall on you. Well, I feel like the sun, the stars and all the planets just fell on me. Don't expect too much of me.
Boss Tom Prendergast: I've got a job for you.
Harry S. Truman: Well, that's mighty nice of you. What's the job, dog-catcher?
Boss Tom Prendergast: How would you like to run for Congress?
Harry S. Truman: Well, Jesus Christ and General Jackson. The answer's yes.
Harry S. Truman: When the press quit crucifying me, I'll know I've been in this business too long.
Harry S. Truman: Say hello to the boss.
Harry S. Truman: And the boss's boss.
Harry S. Truman: I don't give 'em hell, I just tell the truth and they think it's hell.