"Ask not," 'fear itself," "tear down this wall" -- we all know these famous Presidential quotes.
But on this President's Day, it's time to examine some of the more obscure quotes from chief executives throughout the years. Fortunately, several modern presidents chose to tape their Oval Office conversations, so there's plenty of fodder.
The following ten quotes don't all come from White House tapes, but they do come from Presidents. So help us God.
How well can you do? Let's see....
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