To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Let us not be deceived - we are today in the midst of a cold war.
Never follow the crowd.
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right; if you don't get all the facts, it can't be right.
We did not all come over on the same ship, but we are all in the same boat.
Let us not be deceived we are today in the midst of a cold war.
Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace.
Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times, sell.
One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.
There are no such things as incurable, there are only things for which man has not found a cure.