“I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy.” — George Washington, 1st president.
“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” — Abraham Lincoln, 16th president.
“This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly […] the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president.
“Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” — John F. Kennedy, 35th president.
“We’re going to reshape America in a way that is less mean-spirited and more generous.” — Barack Obama, 44th president.
“Grab ’em by the pussy” — Donald J. Trump, 45th president.
Oh well. *shrug*. It’s your country. I guess you can do what you want with it. Just try not to blow the rest of us up in the next four years.