Presidential
Quotes and Trivia
Washington Life Center
February 19, 2014
Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise
them if you wish to keep them in working order
Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise
them if you wish to keep them in working order
– John Adams
Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise
them if you wish to keep them in working order
– John Adams
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the
same time.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the
same time.
– Thomas Jefferson
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the
same time.
– Thomas Jefferson
All men having the power ought to be
distrusted to a certain degree.
All men having the power ought to be
distrusted to a certain degree.
- James Madison
The thing I enjoyed most were visits from the
children .They did not want public office.
-
The thing I enjoyed most were visits from the
children .They did not want public office.
-Herbert Hoover
Break for A Little Trivia about Presidents
The only thing you have to fear is fear itself.
The only thing you have to fear is fear itself.
- FDR
Do what you can, with what you have, where you
are, (when you have it)!
Do what you can, with what you have, where you
are, (when you have it)!
- Teddy Roosevelt
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under
God, then we will be a nation gone under.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under
God, then we will be a nation gone under.
- Ronald Reagan
I have wondered at times what the Ten
Commandments would have looked like if Moses
had run them through the US Congress.
I have wondered at times what the Ten
Commandments would have looked like if Moses
had run them through the US Congress.
-...
It has been said that politics is the second oldest
profession. I have learned that it bears a striking
resemblance to the...
It has been said that politics is the second oldest
profession. I have learned that it bears a striking
resemblance to the...
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool
than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool
than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln
America will never be destroyed from the
outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will
be because we destroyed ours...
America will never be destroyed from the
outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will
be because we destroyed ours...
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you
want to test a man's character, give him power.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you
want to test a man's character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln
Banks properly established and conducted are
highly useful to the business of the country, and
will doubtless continue to ...
Banks properly established and conducted are
highly useful to the business of the country, and
will doubtless continue to ...
"I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch
of fat cat bankers on Wall Street.”

(December 14, 2009)
"I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch
of fat cat bankers on Wall Street.”

Barrack Obama (December 14, 200...
We will not waver; we will not tire; we will
not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and
Freedom will prevail.
We will not waver; we will not tire; we will
not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and
Freedom will prevail.
George W. B...
Most folks are as happy as they make up their
minds to be.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their
minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln
In the end, it's not the years in your life that
count. It's the life in your years.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that
count. It's the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I
will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
-
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I
will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln
Government of the people, by the people, for
the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
Government of the people, by the people, for
the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
- Abraham Lincoln
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask.
Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask.
Act! Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
-
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its
own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted
on would save one-half the...
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its
own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted
on would save one-half the...
Educate and inform the whole mass of the
people... They are the only sure reliance for the
preservation of our liberty.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the
people... They are the only sure reliance for the
preservation of our liberty.
T...
To compel a man to furnish funds for
the propagation of ideas he disbelieves
and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
To compel a man to furnish funds for
the propagation of ideas he disbelieves
and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas ...
You can fool some of the people all
the time, and those are the ones you
want to concentrate on.
You can fool some of the people all
the time, and those are the ones you
want to concentrate on.
George W. Bush
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to
win glorious triumphs, even though
checkered by failure... than to rank with
th...
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to
win glorious triumphs, even though
checkered by failure... than to rank with
th...
If you could kick the person in the pants
responsible for most of your trouble, you
wouldn't sit for a month.
If you could kick the person in the pants
responsible for most of your trouble, you
wouldn't sit for a month.
Theodore Roo...
Nobody cares how much you know, until
they know how much you care.
Nobody cares how much you know, until
they know how much you care.
Theodore Roosevelt
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you
will go far.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you
will go far.
- Teddy Roosevelt
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never
to have tried to succeed.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never
to have tried to succeed.
Theodore Roosevelt
No man is above the law and no man is
below it: nor do we ask any man's
permission when we ask him to obey it.
No man is above the law and no man is
below it: nor do we ask any man's
permission when we ask him to obey it.
Theodore Ro...
I am not a crook.
Richard Milhous Nixon
.
William Jefferson Clinton
.
.
William Jefferson Clinton
There is nothing wrong with America
that cannot be cured with what is
right in America.
There is nothing wrong with America
that cannot be cured with what is
right in America.
-William Jefferson Clinton
Sometimes when people are under
stress, they hate to think, and it's the
time when they most need to think.
William Jeffer...
Sometimes when people are under
stress, they hate to think, and it's the
time when they most need to think.
Sometimes when people are under
stress, they hate to think, and it's the
time when they most need to think.
William Jeffer...
When the people fear the
government, there is tyranny. When the
government fears the people, there is
liberty.
When the people fear the
government, there is tyranny. When
the government fears the people,
there is liberty.
Thomas Jeff...
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let
those few be well tried before you give them your
confidence.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let
those few be well tried before you give them your
confidence.
George W...
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men
and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon
them by their...
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men
and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon
them by their...
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means
of preserving peace.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means
of preserving peace.
George Washington
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
George Washington
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Abraham Lincoln
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or
some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for.
We are t...
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or
some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for.
We are t...
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for
which it exists - to protect them and to promote their
commo...
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for
which it exists - to protect them and to promote their
commo...
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of
the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all
...
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of
the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all
...
You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are
the ones you want to concentrate on.
You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are
the ones you want to concentrate on.
George Bush
People ask the difference between a
leader and a boss. The leader
leads, and the boss drives.
People ask the difference between a
leader and a boss. The leader leads,
and the boss drives.
Theodore Roosevelt
We can have no '50-50' allegiance in this
country. Either a man is an American and
nothing else, or he is not an American ...
We can have no '50-50' allegiance in this
country. Either a man is an American and
nothing else, or he is not an American ...
In any moment of decision, the best
thing you can do is the right thing, the
next best thing is the wrong thing, and
the w...
In any moment of decision, the best
thing you can do is the right thing, the
next best thing is the wrong thing, and
the w...
I believe the most solemn duty of the
American president is to protect the
American people. If America shows
uncertainty a...
I believe the most solemn duty of the
American president is to protect the
American people. If America shows
uncertainty a...
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in
government - he promised Dad he'd go
straight.
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in
government - he promised Dad he'd go
straight.
-John F. Kennedy
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a
painful and thankless office.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a
painful and thankless office.
Thomas Jefferson
My fellow Americans, ask not what
your country can do for you, ask
what you can do for your country.
My fellow Americans, ask not what
your country can do for you, ask
what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
Forgive your enemies, but never forget
their names.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget
their names.
John F. Kennedy
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be
stronger men.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be
stronger men.
John F. Kennedy
Let every nation know, whether it wishes
us well or ill, that we shall pay any
price, bear any burden, meet any
hardship, ...
Let every nation know, whether it wishes
us well or ill, that we shall pay any price,
bear any burden, meet any hardship,
...
As we express our gratitude, we must
never forget that the highest
appreciation is not to utter words, but to
live by them...
As we express our gratitude, we must
never forget that the highest
appreciation is not to utter words, but to
live by them...
A nation that is afraid to let its people
judge the truth and falsehood in an open
market is a nation that is afraid of it...
A nation that is afraid to let its people
judge the truth and falsehood in an open
market is a nation that is afraid of it...
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to
win glorious triumphs, even though
checkered by failure... than to rank with
th...
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to
win glorious triumphs, even though
checkered by failure... than to rank with
th...
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Presidential Trivia Slide Show For Senior Citizen Trivia Activities.

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  • 1. Presidential Quotes and Trivia Washington Life Center February 19, 2014
  • 2. Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order
  • 3. Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order – John Adams
  • 4. Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order – John Adams
  • 5. The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
  • 6. The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. – Thomas Jefferson
  • 7. The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. – Thomas Jefferson
  • 8. All men having the power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
  • 9. All men having the power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. - James Madison
  • 10. The thing I enjoyed most were visits from the children .They did not want public office. -
  • 11. The thing I enjoyed most were visits from the children .They did not want public office. -Herbert Hoover
  • 12. Break for A Little Trivia about Presidents
  • 13. The only thing you have to fear is fear itself.
  • 14. The only thing you have to fear is fear itself. - FDR
  • 15. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are, (when you have it)!
  • 16. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are, (when you have it)! - Teddy Roosevelt
  • 17. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
  • 18. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under. - Ronald Reagan
  • 19. I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
  • 20. I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. - Ronald Reagan
  • 21. It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
  • 22. It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first. Ronald Reagan
  • 23. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
  • 24. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln
  • 25. America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
  • 26. America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln
  • 27. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
  • 28. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln
  • 29. Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial.
  • 30. Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial. Martin Van Buren
  • 31. "I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street.”  (December 14, 2009)
  • 32. "I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street.”  Barrack Obama (December 14, 2009)
  • 33. We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.
  • 34. We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail. George W. Bush
  • 35. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
  • 36. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
  • 37. In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
  • 38. In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
  • 39. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. -
  • 40. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. - Abraham Lincoln
  • 41. Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
  • 42. Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth. - Abraham Lincoln
  • 43. Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
  • 44. Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. - Thomas Jefferson
  • 45. I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. -
  • 46. I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. - Thomas Jefferson
  • 47. It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
  • 48. It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world. -Thomas Jefferson
  • 49. Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
  • 50. Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. Thomas Jefferson
  • 51. To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
  • 52. To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. Thomas Jefferson
  • 53. You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
  • 54. You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. George W. Bush
  • 55. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
  • 56. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 57. If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
  • 58. If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 59. Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
  • 60. Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 61. Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
  • 62. Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. - Teddy Roosevelt
  • 63. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
  • 64. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 65. No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
  • 66. No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 67. I am not a crook. Richard Milhous Nixon
  • 68. . William Jefferson Clinton
  • 69. .
  • 70. . William Jefferson Clinton
  • 71. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
  • 72. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America. -William Jefferson Clinton
  • 73. Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it's the time when they most need to think. William Jefferson Clinton
  • 74. Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it's the time when they most need to think.
  • 75. Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it's the time when they most need to think. William Jefferson Clinton
  • 76. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
  • 77. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. Thomas Jefferson
  • 78. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
  • 79. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. George Washington
  • 80. The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
  • 81. The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. George Washington
  • 82. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
  • 83. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. George Washington
  • 84. It is better to be alone than in bad company.
  • 85. It is better to be alone than in bad company. George Washington
  • 86. A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
  • 87. A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. Abraham Lincoln
  • 88. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
  • 89. Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama
  • 90. If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.
  • 91. If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost. -Barack Obama
  • 92. You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
  • 93. You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln
  • 94. You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
  • 95. You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. George Bush
  • 96. People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
  • 97. People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 98. We can have no '50-50' allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all.
  • 99. We can have no '50-50' allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all. -Theodore Roosevelt
  • 100. In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
  • 101. In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt
  • 102. I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.
  • 103. I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch. George W. Bush
  • 104. My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
  • 105. My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. -John F. Kennedy
  • 106. I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
  • 107. I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. Thomas Jefferson
  • 108. My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
  • 109. My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy
  • 110. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
  • 111. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John F. Kennedy
  • 112. Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
  • 113. Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. John F. Kennedy
  • 114. Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • 115. Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. John F. Kennedy
  • 116. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
  • 117. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy
  • 118. A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
  • 119. A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. John F. Kennedy
  • 120. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
  • 121. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt