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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). The final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health. Under Truman, the U.S. successfully concluded World War II; in the aftermath of the conflict, tensions with the Soviet Union increased, marking the start of the Cold War. (1884 – 1972)

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A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
Harry S. Truman

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Harry S. Truman

All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
Harry S. Truman

Always be sincere, even if you don't mean it.
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

If you can't convince them, confuse them.
Harry S. Truman

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S. Truman

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S. Truman

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
Harry S. Truman

Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place.
Harry S. Truman

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