Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best, if he wins, knows the thrills of high achievement, and, if he fails, at least fails daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat
In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country
The civil rights movement, owes Bull Connor as much as it owes Abraham Lincoln
All of us do not have equal talents, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - or to make it the last.
True happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence in a life affording scope.
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.