I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.
The President spends most of his time kissing people on the cheek in order to get them to do what they ought to do without getting kissed.
'Sartor Resartus' is simply unreadable, and for me that always sort of spoils a book.
How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?
Once a decision was made, I did not worry about it afterward.
Democracy is based on the conviction that man has the moral and intellectual capacity, as well as the inalienable right, to govern himself with reason and justice.
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
I studied the lives of great men and famous women; and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.
I don't give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it is hell.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.
We must remember that the test of our religious principles lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.