There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
Wouldn't it be great if we could look forward to a whole world in which no child will be left behind?
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this country have no more important obligation than to educate those who are going to replace us.
I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age.
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love the more they give, the more they possess.
Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
We have two dogs, Mabel and Wolf, and three cats at home, Charlie, George and Chairman. We have two cats on our farm, Tom and Little Sister, two horses, and two mini horses, Hannah and Tricky. We also have two cows, Holy and Madonna. And those are only the animals we let sleep in our bed.
We're not trying to change the world just music.
Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music.
If we reject science, we reject the common man.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.