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A collection of famous quotes and sayings by Nelson Rockefeller on fear, failure, opportunities, thoughts, art, powerful, footprint, country, America, vision, and promise.

19 Great Quotes By Nelson Rockefeller That Motivate You To Never Quit

Quick Facts

Famous As: 41st Vice President of the U.S.A

Born On: July 8, 1908

Died On: January 26, 1979

Born In: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Founder / Co Founder: State University of New York at Purchase, Empire State Development Corporation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Died At Age: 70

Nelson Rockefeller was an eminent American politician and businessman. From 1974 to 1977, he served as the 41st Vice President of the country. From 1959 to 1973, prior to becoming the vice-president, he served as the 49th governor of New York. Nelson Rockefeller was a Republican who was often deemed to be progressive, moderate and liberal. Following is a list of motivational and inspiring quotes and sayings by Nelson Rockefeller, which have been excerpted from the vast sea of his works, interviews, thoughts, public utterances, speeches and life. Read through the collection of best quotes and thoughts by Nelson Rockefeller on power, life, success, business, religion, challenges, cities, government, believe, military, order, political, world, testament, benefits, people, philosophy, struggle, organization, poverty, farmers, life, age, etc.

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No man can hope to be elected in his state without being photographed eating a hot dog at Nathan's Famous.

Nelson Rockefeller

There are many other possibilities more enlightening than the struggle to become the local doctor's most affluent ulcer case.

Nelson Rockefeller

The chief problem of the low-income farmers is poverty.

Nelson Rockefeller

As President, I would work toward international creation of a new world order.

Nelson Rockefeller

Politics, of course, requires sweat, work, combat, and organization. But these should not be ugly words for and free people.

Nelson Rockefeller

It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.

Nelson Rockefeller

Maybe this Watergate is like the Old Testament. It was visited upon us and maybe were going to benefit from it.

Nelson Rockefeller

I am a great believer in planning- economic, social, political, military, total world planning.

Nelson Rockefeller

The nation-state is becoming less and less competent to perform its international political tasks... These are some of the reasons pressing us to lead vigorously toward the true building of a new world order.

Nelson Rockefeller

You have a challenge; never quit!

Nelson Rockefeller

The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything

Nelson Rockefeller

I do not believe it right for one group to impose its vision of morality on an entire society.

Nelson Rockefeller

America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.

Nelson Rockefeller

You can't leave footprints in the sands of time while sitting down.

Nelson Rockefeller

Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.

Nelson Rockefeller

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson Rockefeller

There is no doubt that many expensive national projects may add to our prestige or serve science. But none of them must take precedence over human needs. As long as Congress does not revise its priorities, our crisis is not just material, it is a crisis of the spirit.

Nelson Rockefeller

The United Nations, he told an audience at Harvard University, 'has not been able-nor can it be able-to shape a new world order which events so compellingly demand.' ... The new world order that will answer economic, military, and political problems, he said, 'urgently requires, I believe, that the United States take the leadership among all free peoples to make the underlying concepts and aspirations of national sovereignty truly meaningful through the federal approach.'

Nelson Rockefeller

The fundamental question for the United States is how it can cooperate to help meet the basic needs of the people of the hemisphere despite the philosophical disagreements it may have with the nature of particular regimes. It must seek pragmatic ways to help people without necessarily embracing their governments. It should recognize that diplomatic relations are merely practical conveniences and not measures of moral judgment.

Nelson Rockefeller