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Did They Actually Say It?

Many of our most famous presidential quotations are misattributed or invented. Identify the three accurate quotes from the seven listed below and identify the president who said them.


1. “You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all the time.”

2. “When I need a little free advice about Saddam Hussein, I turn to country music.”

3. “To the victors belong the spoils.”

4. “A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”

5. “That government is best which governs least.”

6. “Prosperity is just around the corner.”

7. “All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.”

A. William Henry Harrison
B. Herbert Hoover
C. Andrew Jackson
D. Thomas Jefferson
E. Abraham Lincoln
F. Theodore Roosevelt
G. George Bush

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