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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.
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.

The one thing sure about politics is that what goes up comes down and what goes down often comes up.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.
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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