president quotes

We expect President Bush to implement his own vision of a two-state solution, the birth of the Palestinian State and the ending of the occupation that started in 1967.Mahmoud Abbas

I want to become foreign minister of India one day and then President of India.Farooq Abdullah

In 2004, President Bush gave Prime Minister Sharon certain guarantees about American policy, but the Obama administration treated those as a kind of private letter having no binding policy impact.Elliott Abrams

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.Henry Adams

The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.Henry Adams

In primary school in south-eastern Nigeria, I was taught that Hosni Mubarak was the president of Egypt. I learned the same thing in secondary school. In university, Mubarak was still president of Egypt. I came to assume, subconsciously, that he - and others like Paul Biya in Cameroon and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya - would never leave.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I think back a little bit when President Bush was elected President and what kind of economy he inherited from the Clinton administration. The economy was going down. It was not doing well.Wayne Allard

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.Gracie Allen

'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.Richard V. Allen

I would argue that the next President, either Bush or Gore, should strike a 'national' posture, exhibiting generosity toward the defeated opponent, but proceeding with determination to implement an agenda.Richard V. Allen

If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.Richard V. Allen

Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President will be the main leaders of the Transition effort. They are most familiar with his policies and practices, and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the structure and staffing of the new Administration.Richard V. Allen

President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.Tom Allen

Ironically, tendency to ignore inconvenient facts and unwelcome evidence is actually President Reagan's true legacy, as I noted in 'The Nation' back in 2000, before the current right-wing mania for President Reagan gained its full force.Eric Alterman

President Obama has lowered taxes more than he has raised them, and they are today lower than they were in President Reagan's time. But you don't hear conservatives crowing about that.Eric Alterman

The consequences of President Johnson's campaign of deliberate deception regarding Vietnam could hardly have been more catastrophic for the nation, the military, the president, his party, and the presidency itself.Eric Alterman

If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.Robert Altman

I thought Nixon was the worst President we had ever had, save only perhaps Andrew Johnson.Stephen Ambrose

We support President Truman's civil rights program.Eugenie Anderson

My dad is a bank president and my mom was an accountant and they didn't think that seeking the life of a freelance writer was very practical, you see. Of course, I was just as determined to do it.Kevin J. Anderson