The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired in value.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Free speech, exercised both individually and through a free press, is a necessity in any country where people are themselves free.
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
The only tyrannies from which men, women and children are suffering in real life are the tyrannies of minorities.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight... It should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not Guilty.
The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value.
In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.