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Herbert Hoover
(1874-1964) born on
Aug 10
US president (31st), engineer. He was chief Allied relief administrator during WW I; led the U.S. as president during the early years of the Depression.
Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.

Fishing is much more than fish. ... It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.
Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were the part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987.
R: Recalled on his 90th birthday; in NY "Times," 9 Aug 1964.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
K: In NY "Times," by Brooks Atkinson, 17 Oct 1964.

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