Notable Quotes from Our Presidents - Warren G. Harding - "Big Foot"

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Crossroads in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, Ohio

Warren G. Harding, our 29th President had the largest feet of any of our Presidents...he wore a size 14 shoe!

 

Some Points of Interest:

 

  • Both of Hardings parents were doctors
  • He suffered a nervous breakdown at the age of 14 and spent some time in a sanitarium
  • Harding was the first President to ride to his inauguration in an automobile
  • He was the first President to own a radio and the first to speak over the radio airwaves
  • One of his sisters was a Washington D.C. policewomen
  • While President, Harding played golf, poker twice a week, followed baseball and boxing, and sneaked off to burlesque shows.

Notable Quotes by Warren G. Harding:


"We mean to have less of Government in business and more of business in Government."

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. Buy my damn friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor nights."

"Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government and at the same time to do for it too little."

"Every studend has the ability to be a successful learner."




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Larry Bettag
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Didn't know all those personal facts on him, but am excited that he had such failures b/4 becoming a success.  I love more business in government.  He'd be rolling over with all the government in business today.  Thanks!

Apr 04, 2011 02:37 AM #1
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Don MacLean
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Luv the quote on enemies. His thoughts were right on for then and for now.

Enjoy the day

Apr 04, 2011 02:40 AM #2
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Joshua Zargari
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Good morning Tony.

Size fourteen shoes? Wow.

He knew how to live well...

Apr 05, 2011 12:30 AM #3
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Larry, Don and Joshua - thank you for your comments.

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