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Richard Nixon
(1913-1994) born on
Jan 09
US president (37th), author. He was the first president to resign; he ended U.S. involvement in Vietnam, repaired relations with China, and initiated detente with the USSR.
         
   
F
Success is not a harbor but a voyage with its own perils to the spirit. The game of life is to come up a winner, to be a success, or to achieve what we set out to do.

R
The one thing sure about politics is that what goes up comes down and what goes down often comes up.
A
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
N
When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.
K
You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The World's Best Thoughts on Success & Failure," compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
R: Quoted in: Earl Mazo, Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait, ch. 17 (1959).
A: In "US News & World Report," 30 Mar. 1987.
N: TV interview with David Frost, 20 May 1977. Quoted in: Frost's account of the Nixon interviews, I Gave Them a Sword, ch. 8 (1978).
K: Dallas "Times-Herald," 10 Dec 78
   


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