Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
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Know how sublime a thing is to suffer and be strong.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Learn to labour and to wait.
The morning pouring everywhere, its golden glory on the air.
Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.
To which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning.
You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.
Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman it depends on how much happiness you can handle.
Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
On Sunday morning, I'm not nervous... I can't wait to tell what God wants me to say.
Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge fitter for execution than for counsel and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Conscience is God present in man.