Herbert Hoover Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old herbert hoover quotes, herbert hoover sayings, and herbert hoover proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Fishing is much more than fish._ It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.     

Herbert Hoover

Be patient and calm - for no one can catch fish in anger.     

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Children are our most valuable resource.     

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Children are our most valuable resource.     

Herbert Hoover

Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men.     

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Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.     

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Sportsmanship, next to the Church, is the greatest teacher of morals.     

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When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.     

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Children are our most valuable natural resource.     

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Engineering without imagination sinks to a trade.     

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Engineering is a great profession.     

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The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.     

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The engineer performs many public functions from which he gets only philosophical satisfactions. Most people do not know it, but he is an economic and social force.     

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To the engineer falls the job of clothing the bare bones of science with life, comfort, and hope.     

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Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.     

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The budget should be balanced not by more taxes, but by reduction of follies.     

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The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.     

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It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.     

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The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.     

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Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.     

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A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.     

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Hunger is the mother of anarchy.     

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A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.     

Herbert Hoover

The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.     

Herbert Hoover

The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.     

Herbert Hoover

Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.     

Herbert Hoover