11/12/1987

BUSINESS/DONALD ON DONALD: “I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I’ve noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs. They’re obsessive, they’re driven, they’re single-minded and sometimes they’re almost maniacal, but it’s all channeled into their work. … I don’t say this trait leads to a happier life, or a better life, but it’s great when it comes to getting what you want.”

 – Donald Trump and Tony Schwartz, “The Art of the Deal,” Nov. 12, 1987

11/12/1987

DONALD ON DONALD: “I prefer to come to work each day and just see what develops.”

 – Donald Trump and Tony Schwartz, “The Art of the Deal,” Nov. 12, 1987

9/14/1987

DONALD ON DONALD/POLITICS: “I have no intention of running for president.”

 – Donald Trump, TIME Magazine, Sept. 14, 1987

11/17/1985

DONALD ON DONALD: “I don’t even consider myself ambitious.”

 – Donald Trump, “60 Minutes,” Nov. 17, 1985

11/17/1985

DONALD ON DONALD: “I believe [the media] like making me out to be something more sinister than I really am.”

 – Donald Trump, “60 Minutes,” Nov. 17, 1985

11/17/1985

DONALD ON DONALD: “When I think I’m right, nothing bothers me.”

 – Donald Trump, “60 Minutes,” Nov. 17, 1985

6/6/1985

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “1983-85. Bannon got his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. [June 6, 1985]”

 – Abigall Abrams, “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017

12/24/1984

DONALDISM: “Let people know what you’ve done. What good is it if no one knows about it? You’ve gotta be a promoter.”

 – Tony Schwartz, “The Show Must Go Up,” New York Magazine, Dec. 24, 1984

11/15/1984

DONALD ON DONALD/NATIONAL SECURITY/NUCLEAR: “It would take an hour and a half to learn everything there is to learn about missiles. … I think I know most of it anyway.”

 – Lois Romano, “Donald Trump, Holding All The Cards The Tower! The Team! The Money! The Future!,” The Washington Post, Nov. 15, 1984

4/8/1984

NATIONAL SECURITY/NUCLEAR: “What does it all mean when some wacko over in Syria can end the world with nuclear weapons?”

 – Donald Trump, The New York Times, April 8, 1984

2/13/1984

BUSINESS/DONALDISM: “I know how to sell. Selling is life. You can have the greatest singer in the world, but if nobody knows who he is, he’ll never have the opportunity to sing.”

 – Donald Trump, Sports Illustrated, Feb. 13, 1984

8/7/1983

DONALD ON DONALD: “I don’t like to lose.”

 – Donald Trump, The New York Times, Aug. 7, 1983

8/7/1983

TRUMP FAMILY: “Not many sons have been able to escape their fathers.”

 – Donald Trump, New York Times, Aug. 7, 1983

8/7/1983

DONALD ON DONALD: “I don’t like to lose.”

 – Marylin Bender, “The Empire and Ego of Donald Trump,” The New York Times, Aug. 7, 1983

2/11/1983

DONALDISM: “I look at things for the art sake and the beauty sake and for the deal sake.”

 -John Taylor, “Trump’s Newest Toy,” New York Magazine, Feb. 11, 1983

2/11/1983

DONALDISM/WEALTH: “Let me tell you something about the rich. They have a very low threshold for pain.”

 – John Taylor, “Trump’s Newest Toy,” New York Magazine, Feb. 11, 1983

1/15/1979

TRUMP BUSINESS: “I really value my reputation and I don’t hesitate to sue.”

 – Donald Trump, The Village Voice, Jan 15, 1979

1/15/1979

DONALD ON DONALD: “I really value my reputation and I don’t hesitate to sue.”

 – Wayne Barrett and Jon Campbell, “How a Young Donald Trump Forced His Way From Avenue Z to Manhattan,” The Village Voice, Jan. 15, 1979

4/9/1977

MARRIAGE/TRUMP FAMILY: Married Ivana Zelnickova Winklmayr on April 9, 1977.

 – IMDB, IMDB.com, April 9, 1977

9/15/1975

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “1975. Bannon won the Student Government Association presidency during his junior year at Virginia Tech.”
[The 15th used for date-sorting purposes only.]

 – Abigall Abrams,”The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017, 

1/15/1975

DONALD ON DONALD: “What do people say about me? Do they say I’m loyal? Do they say I work hard?”

 -Donald Trump, The Village Voice, Jan. 15, 1979, 

11/27/1953

TRUMP PEOPLE/STEVE BANNON: “1953 [November 27]. Born into an Irish-Catholic family, Bannon grew up near a naval base in Virginia.”

 – “The Age of Bannon,” Time Magazine, Feb. 13, 2017, Abigall Abrams, 11/27/1953

6/14/1946

TRUMP FAMILY: Donald Trump born June 14, 1946

 – biography.com Editors, “Donald Trump Biography,” last updated November 18, 2016

12/6/1864

ABRAHAM LINCOLN/IMMIGRATION/NATIONAL SECURITY: “I regard our immigrants as one of the principal replenishing streams which are appointed by Providence to repair the ravages of internal war and its wastes of national strength and health.”

 – “Fourth Annual Message” The American Presidency Project, Dec. 6, 1864, Abraham Lincoln, Transcript, 12/6/1864

7/14/1793

ALEXANDER HAMILTON/IMMIGRATION/NATIONAL SECURITY: “Foreign influence is truly the Grecian Horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its entrance.”

 – “Pacificus No. 6,” The Pacificus-Helvidius Debates of 1793-1794, July 14, 1793, Alexander Hamilton, 7/14/1793