The world is not looking for servants, there are plenty of these, but for masters, men who form their purposes and then carry them out, let the consequences be what they may.
A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.
The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.
Every man who takes office in Washington either grows or swells, and when I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is growing or swelling.
Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.