A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.
I brought myself down. I impeached myself by resigning.
You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
I let the American people down.
It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we're both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible.
I have impeached myself by resigning.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Tonight - to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support.
Defeat doesn't finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.
I'm glad I'm not Brezhnev. Being the Russian leader in the Kremlin. You never know if someone's tape recording what you say.
Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.
We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.
If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world?
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible.
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.