I wish I could give you a lot of advice based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don’t have that experience. My only experience is at losing them.

Richard M. Nixon Experience Quote

I don’t know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports.

Richard M. Nixon Sports Quote

I can take it. The tougher it gets the cooler I get.

Richard M. Nixon Cool Quote

By the time you get dressed drive out there play 18 holes and come home you’ve blown seven hours. There are better things you can do with your time.

Richard M. Nixon Home Quote

As this long and difficult war ends I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible.

Richard M. Nixon Peace Quote

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts patriotism idealism a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.

Richard M. Nixon Freedom Quote

Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.

Under the doctrine of separation of powers the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.

We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.

Richard M. Nixon Government Quotes

I’ve analyzed the best I can… and I have not found an impeachable offense and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course.

Remember always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.

Richard M. Nixon Best Quotes

I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business.

Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren’t for the goddamned people.

Richard M. Nixon Business Quotes

I can see clearly now… that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore I have to beat somebody.

Life isn’t meant to be easy. It’s hard to take being on the top – or on the bottom. I guess I’m something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history I think to survive some of these things… Life is one crisis after another.

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then and it is misremembered now.

Once you get into this great stream of history you can’t get out.

The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I’m innocent. You’ve got to believe I’m innocent. If you don’t take my job.

Richard M. Nixon History Quotes