Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
History is written by the victors.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
A joke is a very serious thing.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.