Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
History is written by the victors.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.
Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.
Young people at universities study to achieve knowledge and not to learn a trade. We must all learn how to support ourselves, but we must also learn how to live. We need a lot of engineers in the modern world, but we do not want a world of modern engineers.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!