I have no ambition to govern men it is a painful and thankless office.
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Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
That's one of the cool things about fame. You have an affect on society and where it goes.
If capitalism is to remain a healthy, vibrant economic system, corporations must participate in taking care of the society and the environment in which they live.
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.
With a family of six, there is always something to make, create and do together.
We're born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure.
Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates.
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.
Adversity is the first path to truth.