The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find it out.
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk
Do not put your spoon into the pot which does not boil for you.
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.
I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do.
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
I have news for the forces of greed and the defenders of the status quo your time has come -- and gone. It's time for change in America.
We wish nothing more, but we will accept nothing less. Masters in our own house we must be, but our house is the whole of Canada.
I think the presidency is an institution over which you have temporary custody.
Adversity cause some men to break others to break records.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence--beginning with one's own.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice.
Economics is war pursued by other means.
Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.