ALL NEW TRU

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An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin

In Conversation with David Von Drehle

In Person June 12 – Learn More

All-New Exhibit

Harry Truman and the 1948 Election

Coming Soon

Building Future Leaders

Civics Education at the Truman Library

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Make no little plans. Make the biggest one you can think of, and spend the rest of your life carrying it out.

Harry S. Truman

I never sit on a fence. I am either on one side or another.

Harry S. Truman

I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

Harry S. Truman

You cannot stop the spread of an idea by passing a law against it.

Harry S. Truman

Being president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep riding or be swallowed.

Harry S. Truman

I don't pass the buck, nor do I alibi out of any decision I make.

Harry S. Truman