The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
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God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it.
Never get married in college it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
I enjoy learning about different periods and people, and then taking what's universal about the human condition and seeing where it matches up. No matter where you are, certain things unite everybody.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.
In many ways, history is marked as 'before' and 'after' Rosa Parks. She sat down in order that we all might stand up, and the walls of segregation came down.
All my friends' mothers were appalling women.
Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.