The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
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The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
He who has health, has hope and he who has hope, has everything.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Please be assured that as we move along through the implementation of health insurance reform, making sure that we find efficiencies within the existing system, is foremost on the President's mind.
Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.
The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
It does not seem to me that the steps which would be needed to make Britain - and others - more comfortable in their relationship in the European Union are inherently so outlandish or unreasonable.