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Karen Crooks
Karen Crooks • 1 year ago

Harry S. Truman: "America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." ... "My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference." ... "If you can't convince them, confuse them." ... "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit"

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