Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
That we can comprehend the little we know already is mindboggling in itself.
Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.
Spread the table and contention will cease.
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.