Sen. Kerry’s statement … in Illinois was unbecoming of a candidate for the presidency … and … we call on Senator Kerry to apologize to the American people for this negative attack.
All modern U.S. presidents are perforce politicians, prisoners of their past pronouncements, their party, their constituency, and their colleagues.
Presidents are selected, not elected.
It’s not doing what is right that’s hard for a President. It’s knowing what is right.
No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would...
There should be no bitterness or hate where the sole thought is the welfare of the United States of America. No man can occupy the office of President without realizing that he is President of...
The Nazis are not justified by saying,Don’t you know that there is more than just the issue of the Jews? The issues are more complex than that! What of the poor in this country, who...
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is impossible to win the presidency of the United States without winning Florida and it would behoove the parties to be sure their nominee is palatable in Florida.
The worst president is closer by nature to the best then either is to anyone who has not gone through what it requires to become president.
[The governor also reiterated that he has no plans to seek the presidency in 2000, even though he’s] troubled … stranger things have happened.
I hear of a convention to be held at Baltimore, or elsewhere, for the selection of a candidate for the Presidency, made up chiefly of editors, and men who are politicians by profession; but I...
—Henry David Thoreau
Three years ago, the presidency was his to lose.
I am no longer actively pursuing the presidency,
I think there’s a great need for a progressive candidate for the presidency, … The two parties are very much dialing for the same commercial dollars. The two parties are ignoring issues like a living...
It’s clearly a budget. It’s got lots of numbers in it.
I’ll be damned if I am not getting tired of this. It seems to be the profession of a President simply to hear other people talk.
You can’t win the presidency if you don’t carry Florida. That gives us a leg up.
He is trying to have a very significant presidency at virtually any cost. The cost includes the Republicans’ reputation for fiscal conservatism. That’s dead and it may be dead for a generation.
The President was trapped – and with nearly every president, it had come about from his own words. Presidential promises and statements… The people had this annoying way of remembering them. And even if they...
Not every President is a great speaker. Not every President is a great thinker. But in the modern era, every single President is a master of one thing: eye contact.
We have a crackerjack bill here, … It will stop millionaires from buying Senate seats and the presidency. It brings this television monster under control.
The institution of the presidency was profoundly affected by Watergate.
Selling the presidency like cereal! How can you talk seriously about issues with half-minute spots?
—Adlai Ewing Stevenson
This is a part of a very consistent, long-term, early announced policy of this presidency that they are seeking to build presidential power for the sake of presidential power.
Over his presidency, President Bush has made great strides to increase foreign aid, so today’s announcement of cuts to core development funding is a big disappointment. Although the US is the largest donor in the...
For nearly four years you have had an Administration which instead of twirling its thumbs has rolled up its sleeves. We will keep our sleeves rolled up. We had to struggle with the old enemies...
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