"When I was a boy, I was told that anybody could become president. Now I am beginning to believe it."
- Clarence Darrow in reference to President Warren G. Harding17
"The presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands."
- Lyndon B. Johnson18
"No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it."
- Thomas Jefferson19