Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.
My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it is best to let him run.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.
The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honour or dishonour to the latest generation.
The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the last generation.
If you don't want to use the army, I should like to borrow it for a while. Yours respectfully,
Your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.