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President Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States and served from 1969 until 1974. He is the only president to ever resign from office. He was also the 36th Vice President of the United States serving from 1953 until 1961.

President Richard Nixon is best known for his role in the Watergate scandal and ending the Vietnam War. However, he is also known for his famous interview with a British talk show host that he gave after his ousting as President. Nonetheless, he will forever be vilified due to his dishonesty and leaving of Vietnam in shambles. Read some of his quotes below.


I am not a crook.
Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do.
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
If an individual wants to be a leader and isn't controversial, that means he never stood for anything.
I gave 'em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing
Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.
The American people are entitled to see the president and to hear his views directly, and not to see him only through the press.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.