Harry S. Truman

Truman Quotes

There is nothing in the world I dislike more than a stuffed shirt. Stick a pin in the shirt and the wind comes out, and then you will find out that he is a counterfeit.

Harry S. Truman

If we wish to inspire the peoples of the world whose freedom is in jeopardy, if we wish to restore hope to those who have already lost their civil liberties, if we wish to fulfill the promise that is ours, we must correct the remaining imperfections in our practice of democracy. We know the way. We need only the will.

Harry S. Truman

The least government is the best government. We should have just as little as we can get along with.

Harry S. Truman

I have had some bitter disappointments as president, but the one that has troubled me the most, in a personal way, has been the failure to defeat organized opposition to a national compulsory health insurance program.

Harry S. Truman