Harry S. Truman
president of the United States from 1945 to 1953
Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 34th vice president from January to April 1945 under Franklin Roosevelt and as a United States Senator from Missouri from 1935 to January 1945. Having assumed the presidency after Roosevelt's death, Truman implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established both the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain the expansion of communism. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition which dominated the Congress.
Harry S. Truman Quotes
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
Upon books the collective education of the race depends they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.