Quotations that match 'presidency'.

I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn't resist the dessert. Monica Lewinsky
[ Buffet Correct Dessert Did Expect False Had Him Instead Just Laid Least Made Out Presidency Protect Resist Statements Taking Talked Though Trying]
No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into it. Thomas Jefferson
[ Carried Carry Ever Him Into Man Out Presidency Reputation Which Will]
When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making. Bob Woodward
[ Decision-Making Decisions Essence How Makes Policy Political Presidency President See]
The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does. Bill Vaughan Politics
[ Always Cookie Does Everybody Insists Last Plate Somebody Sort Take Won]
The presidency is more than a popularity contest. Al Gore
[ Contest More Popularity Presidency Than]
I reached a situation in which I cannot conduct the presidency. Moo-hyum Roh
[ Cannot Conduct Presidency Reached Situation Which]
You win the presidency by connecting with the American people's gut insecurities and aspirations. You win with a concept. Thomas Friedman
[ American Aspirations Concept Connecting Gut Insecurities Presidency Win]
I once told Nixon that the Presidency is like being a jackass caught in a hail storm. You've got to just stand there and take it. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Being Caught Got Hail Jackass Just Nixon Once Presidency Stand Storm Take Told]
The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them. Richard M. Nixon
[ Boredom Least Many Presidency Problems Them]
I think it has sullied his presidency. As brilliant a politician as Bill Clinton is, as magnetic a personality as he can be, there is one little screw loose somewhere. Morley Safer
[ Bill Brilliant Clinton His Little Loose Magnetic Personality Politician Presidency Screw Somewhere Think]
Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency. Richard M. Nixon
[ Dignity Floors Much Presidency Scrubbing]
Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it. Richard M. Nixon
[ Around Become Center During Else Everything Force Had Media Presidency Remaining Revolve Tried Universe Watergate Year]
I just didn't want to get out there anymore; I didn't want to get back into what I call 'the swamp.' And the other reason why is I don't think it's good for the presidency for a former president to be opining about his successor. President Obama's got plenty of critics - and I'm just not gonna be one. George W. Bush
[ Anymore Back Call Critics Former Get Gonna Good Got His Into Just Obama Obama Other Out Plenty Presidency President Reason Successor Swamp Think Want Why]
The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has: He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail. Elliot Richardson
[ Asset Bargaining Chance Chances Conviction First Had His However Jail Line Next Ordinary Person Presidency President Resign Saw Take Then Trial Vice Would]
I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency, I opposed him and voted for Adams. I favored a protective tariff. Ezra Cornell
[ Adams Book Candidate Favored Him Interest Jackson Opposed Presidency Protective Read Tariff Voted]
In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office. Grover Cleveland
[ Government National Office Our Preeminently Presidency Scheme]
But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency. John Hutton
[ Account Adapt Ambition Citizens Eu Into Itself Modernise Need Needs Our Presidency Show Take Their Uk Views Will]
Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television. Val Kilmer
[ Analyst Anything Culture His Influence Media Our Postman Presidency Relies Television Theory]
The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Book Clinton Growth Presidency Profile Shows]
I'm very, very concerned about the Bush presidency. I'm worried about the kinds of cuts in domestic programs that mean something to a lot of people, including members of my family, who depend on certain things from the government. Sarah Jessica Parker
[ Bush Certain Concerned Cuts Depend Domestic Family Government Including Kinds Lot Mean Members Presidency Programs Something Things Very Worried]
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins. Eugene McCarthy
[ Been Cardinal Could Equipped Man Never Presidency Seven Sins Tempted]
Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes. David Herbert Donald
[ Elected First Kind Lincoln Minority Model Particular Presidency Seems Sort Suppose Votes Well]
If the Soviet empire still existed, I'd be terrified. The fact is, we can afford a fairly ignorant presidency now. Newt Gingrich
[ Afford Empire Existed Fact Fairly Ignorant Now Presidency Soviet Still Terrified]
Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all. Paul Begala
[ Again Amiable Effect Had His Last Months National Out Policy Presence Presidency President Ranch Reagan Sort]
So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you're dealt? George W. Bush
[ After Any Attacks Bust Country Course Deal Dealt Dot-Com Example Facing Financial Fundamental Great Had Hand How Into Place Presidency Question Recession Right September Sworn Taken Then]
The presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Big Bigger Demands Enough Every How Made Man Matter Occupied Presidency Small Than]
The earlier practice of the Church had been more or less to employ in worship under the presidency of the pastor or pastors, the gifts of the congregation. Robert Rainy
[ Been Church Congregation Earlier Employ Gifts Had Less More Pastor Pastors Practice Presidency Under Worship]
There has been so much power concentrated. There is no leash on that power anymore and Americans face the situation that this power is getting momentum with each passing year with each presidency. James Bovard
[ Americans Anymore Been Concentrated Each Face Getting Leash Momentum Much Passing Power Presidency Situation Year]
With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses. James K. Polk
[ Bed Exceptionally Presidency Roses True]
The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency. Bobby R. Inman
[ Appoint Assuming Bush Central Chief Competitor Director Ford George Got Had Intelligence Persuaded Potential Presidency President Rid Rumor Rumsfeld Staff Standard Time]
The entire economy, of course, is locked in a down cycle right now. Last time we weathered this was during another Bush presidency in '90. We were locked in it for a year and a half and everyone came out of it. David Talbot
[ Another Bush Came Course Cycle Down During Economy Entire Everyone Half Last Locked Now Out Presidency Right Time Weathered Were Year]
Let me even say before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we are going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America. Barack Obama
[ Across Agenda America Before Community Country During Even Get Going Having Input Into Meetings Next Organizations Presidency Say States Transition United]
When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Always Burdens Could Heavy Mayor Myself Presidency Remind Seem Unusually Worse]
I learned running the government for the Presidency, which I always thought was difficult, is even more difficult than I thought. Lloyd Cutler
[ Always Difficult Even Government Learned More Presidency Running Than Thought Which]
When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency. Harry S. Truman
[ Get Gun Honors Presidency President Remember Things Those Twenty-One]
President Ford was a devoted, decent man of impeccable integrity who put service to his country before his own self interest. He helped heal our nation during a time of crisis, provided steady leadership and restored people's faith in the presidency and in government. Mark Udall
[ Before Country Crisis Decent Devoted During Faith Ford Government Heal Helped His Impeccable Integrity Interest Leadership Man Nation Our Own Presidency President Provided Put Restored Self Service Steady Time]
The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons. Benjamin Netanyahu
[ Economy Fixing Gaining Great Iran Missions Nuclear Obama Obama Presidency Preventing Two Weapons]
All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
[ Aside Assumed Constitutional Curb Decline Efforts Freedom Itself Judicial Mention Obvious Office Power Presidency Respect Review Sovereignty Spoke]
I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest. Al Gore
[ Bush Contest Engaging George Just Know More Personality Popularity Presidency Than Think Warm]
My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery. Sarah Palin
[ American Citizens Discovery Fellow Journey Personal Presidency Supposed]
I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow. Richard M. Nixon
[ America Been Before Body Completed Effective Every First Instinct Interests Leave Must Never Noon Office Opposed Presidency President Put Quitter Resign Shall Term Therefore Tomorrow]
While I'm critical to the Bush presidency, it's been enormously beneficial for Salon because we're seen as kind of an aggressive watchdog on the Bush White House. Particularly since Florida, our readership hit a whole new level, and we held onto those readers. David Talbot
[ Aggressive Because Been Beneficial Bush Critical Enormously Florida Held Hit House Kind Level New Onto Our Particularly Presidency Readers Readership Salon Seen Since Those While White Whole]
Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned. Samuel Dash
[ Allowed Because Democratic Expressing First History Outrage Play Presidency President Public Resigned Result Role Time Unique Watergate]
I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it. John Dean
[ Began Cancer Growing Himself Killed Presidency President Removed Telling Would]
Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation. Robert Teeter
[ Amount Aspect Christmas Colorado Does Emphasized Family Goes Minimum Presidency Seen Should Time Tradition Vacation Whatever Working]
Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously. John Hutton
[ Aim Challenge Concerns Delivering During Europe Function Lead Mature Months Next Our Presidency Responsible Results Seriously Show Six Start Taking Tangible Way Will]
There have been at least three other cases in which federal agencies have succeeded in placing fake news reports on television during the Bush presidency. It was a really good tour. It seemed maybe about a week too long. Frank Rich
[ Agencies Been Bush Cases During Fake Federal Good Least Long Maybe News Other Placing Presidency Really Reports Seemed Succeeded Television Three Too Tour Week Which]
Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it. James A. Garfield
[ Ever Few History Men Obtain Obtained Our Planning Presidency]
I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in the same breath as the presidency. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Absurd Breath Completely Mention Name Presidency Same Thought]
Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama's Waterloo. Camille Paglia
[ Administration Economic Failure Fear Gate Here His Mainly Measured Monstrous Obama Obama Out Package Policies Presidency Prove Stimulus Stumbled Success Waterloo Which Will Within]
No man has the right to use the great powers of the Presidency to lead the people, indirectly, into war. Wendell Willkie
[ Great Indirectly Into Lead Man Powers Presidency Right Use War]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it. Martin Van Buren
[ Days Entrance Happiest Life Office Presidency Surrender Those Two Upon Were]
Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Constituents Control Duff Finally Gotten Happy House Illegal Immigration Issue Off Party Presidency Republican Seeing Senate Taken Up Well]
I still believe the Lewinsky investigation was way off from the focus of what Whitewater was, which turned out to be nothing at the end of the process. And I think that there were people who were determined as political opponents to not allow his presidency to succeed. Rahm Emanuel
[ Allow Believe Determined End Focus His Investigation Lewinsky Nothing Off Opponents Out Political Presidency Process Still Succeed Think Turned Way Were Which]
The presidency is not an entry-level electoral job. John Podhoretz
[ Electoral Job Presidency]
I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency. Robert Scheer
[ Anyone Certainly College Cover History Modern Much Obvious Presidency Students Teach Teaches Usc]
The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active. Amartya Sen
[ Active Also College Community Most Politically Presidency Student]
Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency. Hugh Sidey
[ Adulterated Campaigning Correspondent Did Era Having His Holding Ideas Kennedy Only Presidency Risk Run Shortened Television Words]
I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question. Victoria Woodhull
[ Announce Anticipate Called Candidate Criticism However Into Myself Now Presidency Question Sincerity Trust Unfavorable Will]
Well, Warren Harding, I have got you the presidency. What are you going to do with it? Florence Harding
[ Going Got Harding Presidency Warren Well]
If I were president of the United States, I would include Moslems in my presidency. Jerry Falwell
[ Include Presidency President States United Were Would]
In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision. Karl Rove
[ Come Days Decision Fate First Hands Harry His House Leader Majority May Mr Nancy Obama Obama Pelosi Presidency Put Regret Reid Senate Speaker]
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency. Wendell Phillips
[ After Always American Get Given Hope Presidency Seventy Statesman Truth Turned Up]
If the American people really come to a settled belief that Bush lied us into war, his presidency will be over. Bill Kristol
[ American Belief Bush Come His Into Lied Over Presidency Really Settled Us War Will]
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. David Broder
[ Anybody Campaigning Much Office Organizing Presidency Spend Trusted Two Wants Years]