Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists.
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
There are as many opinions as there are experts.
Government cannot close its eyes to the pollution of waters, to the erosion of soil, to the slashing of forests any more than it can close its eyes to the need for slum clearance and schools.
The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.