Which President said it? You decide.
Note: At least one President is quoted more than once; all but one President is quoted at least once. Answers are at the bottom of the page.
A. John F. Kennedy B. George H. W. Bush C. Ronald Reagan D. Lyndon Johnson
E. George W. Bush F. Abraham Lincoln G. Thomas Jefferson H. Gerald Ford
I. William Clinton J. Harry S. Truman K. Barack Obama L. Jimmy Carter
M. Richard Nixon N. Franklin Roosevelt
____ 1. My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
____ 2. You can fool some people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
____ 3. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.
____ 4. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
____ 5. While you’re saving your face, you’re losing your ass.
____6. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
____7. It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.
____8. When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
____9. All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
____10. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
____11. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
____12. Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
____13. I am a Ford, not a Lincoln.
____14. I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
____15. Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do
____16. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Just thought you should know. ®
Key: 1. K 2. E 3. L 4. I 5. D 6. J 7. J 8. N 9. C 10. F 11. A 12. D 13. H 14. G 15. M 16. F
Source: Brainy Quote, brainyquote.com, 1/19/14.