No crime is so great as daring to excel.
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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
To improve is to change to be perfect is to change often.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more - even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there's a gender gap.
Basically, fundamentalism is a modern phenomenon. In the same way that Hitler evoked a mythological religion of German purity and the glory of the past, the Islamists use religion to evoke emotions and passions in people who have been oppressed for a long time in order to reach their purpose.
Most cooks try to learn by making dishes. Doesn't mean you can cook. It means you can make that dish. When you can cook is when you can go to a farmers market, buy a bunch of stuff, then go home and make something without looking at a recipe. Now you're cooking.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age.
I believe there is complete equality between men and women. And I believe those passages in the New Testament, not by Jesus, but by Paul, that say women should not adorn themselves, they should always wear hats or color their hair in church - things like that - I think they are signs of the times and should not apply to modern-day life.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America.
I think I've got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn't read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.