Herbert Hoover Quotes – Inspiring Words from the 31st President of the United States

The only problem with common sense is that it’s not so common anymore.

Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you.

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people, but the silence over that by the good people.

Freedom lies in being bold.

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship.

The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is its inefficiency.

The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.

The imposition of harsh income taxes does not promote class warfare – it promotes class warfare.

The best way to secure future generations’ rights is to protect their liberties.

We may differ as Americans, but we all suffer when we lose our respect for the law.

The business of America is business.

The American system of limited government must be safeguarded and extended through the democratic participation of all citizens.

Old-fashioned debt is incompatible with abundant freedom, peace, and opportunity.

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

The foundation of success is a solid work ethic.

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.

A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.

The greatest danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.

The big thing is to make a decision and follow it.

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

There is no security, there is only opportunity.

The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.

Our first responsibility is to protect the American way of life. It is not to protect those who abdicate their responsibilities.

The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

There is nothing to fear but fear itself.

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50%.

To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success.

Dare to be different. The world is full of the ordinary.

A man is worked upon by what he works on. He may carve out his circumstances, but his circumstances will carve him out as well.

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