We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
Cat a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Tonight-to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans-I ask for your support. (On his Vietnam War policy)
How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us
I'm not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself. I want it to sound like the composer.
There's one good kind of writer -- a dead one.
Two men look out through the same bars One sees the mud and one the stars.
Whenever I hear people talking about 'liberal ideas,' I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
You have not lived a perfect day, even though you have earned your money, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you.