Herbert Hoover
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"Herbert Clark Hoover" was the List of Presidents of the United States/31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover, born to a Quaker family, was a professional mining engineer. He achieved American and international prominence in humanitarian relief efforts in war-time Belgium and served as head of the U.S. Food Administration during World War I. As the United States Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge, he promoted partnerships between government and business under the rubric "economic modernization". In United States presidential election, 1928/the presidential election of 1928, Hoover easily won the History of the United States Republican Party/Republican nomination, despite having no elected-office experience. Hoover is the most recent cabinet secretary to be elected President of the United States, as well as one of only two Presidents (along with William Howard Taft) elected without electoral experience or high military rank.

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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.

Engineering is a great profession. There is the satisfaction of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realisation in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer's high privilege.

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.

New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.

Older men declare war, but it is the youth that must fight and die.

In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.

America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.

It is just as important that business keep out of government as that government keep out of business.

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

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

About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

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

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war.