Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

US PRESIDENT

The 33rd President of the United States, he ascended to office following Franklin D. Roosevelt's death in 1945 and authorized the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.
  • When was
    Harry S. Truman born?

    Harry S. Truman was born on Thursday, May 8, 1884

  • Where was
    Harry S. Truman born?

    Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, MO

  • How old is
    Harry S. Truman?

    Harry S. Truman is 135


Best Quotes

  • I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
  • Within the first few months I discovered that being president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep riding or be swallowed.
  • When a leader is in the Democratic Party he is a boss, and when he is in the Republican Party he is a leader.
  • I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.
  • It takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
  • A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
  • A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
  • I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it.
  • Whenever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
  • I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest. I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.
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