Some men are graduated from college cum laude, some are graduated summa cum laude, and some are graduated mirabile dictu.
Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood.
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it.
Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may have done is a great weakness in any man.
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
Anti-Semitism is a noxious weed that should be cut out. It has no place in America.
A government is for the benefit of all the people.
Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.
The day is not far distant when three Stars and Stripes at three equidistant points will mark our territory: one at the North Pole, another at the Panama Canal, and the third at the South Pole. The whole hemisphere will be ours in fact as, by virtue of our superiority of race, it already is ours morally.
Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.
I do not believe in the divinity of Christ, and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe.
A system in which we may have an enforced rest from legislation for two years is not bad.
We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.
As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country.
I have come to the conclusion that the major part of the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town.
I love judges, and I love courts. They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall meet hereafter in heaven under a just God.
We are all imperfect. We can not expect perfect government.
If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain.
I am president now, and tired of being kicked around.
No, the only things which do not bother me are the elements. I can overcome them without a fight. All one has to do to get the best of the elements is to stand pat and one will win.