My country ... gave me schooling, independence of action and opportunity for service. ... I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay.
One civilization after another has been wrecked upon the attempt to secure sufficient leadership from a single group or class.
Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office.
The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.
Freedom conceives that the mind and spirit of man can be free only if he be free to pattern his own life, to develop his own talents, free to earn, to spend, to save, to acquire property as the security of his old age and his family.