Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
How far can you go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?
Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. Frankly, I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing.
When I was a small boy in Kansas, a friend of mine and I went fishing.... I told him I wanted to be a real Major League Baseball Player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be President of the United States. Neither of us got our wish.
The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past.
Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. On the other hand, disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.
There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them.