Harry S. Truman

Truman Quotes

Every political battle I have I fight with everything I’ve got, and when it’s over I get hold of my opponent and we have a bourbon and branch and say, “What can we do for the country?”

Harry S. Truman

We can well afford to pay the price of peace. Our only alternative is to pay the terrible cost of war.

Harry S. Truman

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

Harry S. Truman

My favorite animal is the mule. He has a lot more horse sense than a horse. He knows when to stop eating. And he knows when to stop working.

Harry S. Truman

I grew up to look for the good in people. I have never regarded people with suspicion – for such an attitude usually leads to worrying yourself into being a pessimist about everything, people included.

Harry S. Truman