Labor Day differs in every essential from other holidays of the year in any country. All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflict and battles of man’s prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.
We simply must do everything we can in our power to slow down global warming before it is too late. The science is clear.The global warming debate is over.
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it.
Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Loyalty is an asset, independent and scarce, parceled out among different contestants for power. No ruling government or nonruling group enjoys absolute loyalty -- no contestant can have the whole pie.
Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.
The true source of abundance is the silent mind, for within its fertile quietude rests all potential, all power, and all promise.
Mathematics and Poetry are... the utterance of the same power of imagination, only that in the one case it is addressed to the head, in the other, to the heart.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Ideas are, in truth, forces. Infinite, too,is the power of personality. A union of the two always makes history.
There is really nothing left to a genuine idle man, who possesses any considerable degree of vital power, but sin.
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.
The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, Trust me, they're actually being very un-American.
The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty