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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Herbert Hoover on individualism, depression, devastation, power, prosperity, famous, great, corner, broaden, executive and politics

23 Top Herbert Hoover Quotes That Still Hold True

Quick Facts

Famous As: 31st U.S. President

Born On: August 10, 1874

Died On: October 20, 1964

Born In: West Branch

Founder / Co Founder: Hoover Institution, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Federal Home Loan Banks, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Consolidated Zinc, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Council on Foreign Relations, UNICEF, Commission for Relief in Belgium

Died At Age: 90

Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States during the ‘Great Depression from 1929 to 1933. He was also an illustrious businessman and engineer besides being a renowned politician. He is accredited with introducing ‘Progressive Era’ themes of efficiency in the business community. He also provided government support for international trade, standardization and efficiency, however, his ambitious programs vanquished by the ‘Great Depression’. Hoover is however not ranked very highly in the historical rankings of Presidents of America. Yet, whatever he has said has through his speeches, work and life are till date quoted. We have created a corpus of thoughts, sayings, words, opinions and viewpoints that Herbert Hoover shared through his works and life on dignity, business, action, freedom, sports, window, war, government, soul, competition, soul, resource, natural, poverty, unity, future, history, finance and more. Go through the quotes and sayings by Herbert Hoover which will give you a glimpse of his political mind.
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Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.

Herbert Hoover

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor.

Herbert Hoover

Children are our greatest natural resource.

Herbert Hoover

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Herbert Hoover

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.

Herbert Hoover

All men are equal before fish.

Herbert Hoover

The only problem with capitalism is the capitalists.

Herbert Hoover

Be patient and calm; no one can catch fish in anger.

Herbert Hoover

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Herbert Hoover

Economic depression can not be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement

Herbert Hoover

Children are our most valuable resource.

Herbert Hoover

Thank God she doesn't have to be confirmed by the Senate. (on the birth of his granddaughter)

Herbert Hoover

Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.

Herbert Hoover

No one ever listened themselves out of a job.

Herbert Hoover

Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust.

Herbert Hoover

I'm the only person of distinction who's ever had a depression named after him.

Herbert Hoover

America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.

Herbert Hoover

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

Herbert Hoover

One has to bear in mind that one of the tactics of revolution is to destroy one's predecessors in authority at any cost or hazard.

Herbert Hoover

...the wreckage of representative government is strewn with broken promises.

Herbert Hoover

I am sure I'd have made a better all-around man if I hadn't lost so much time just making a living.

Herbert Hoover

Leadership cannot be created synthetically. Men must be what they were made by the Almighty or the American people will find them out in time.

Herbert Hoover

The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they're too damned greedy.

Herbert Hoover