Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day.
The only thing new in this world is the history that you don't know.
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything.
The absence of war is not peace.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
The 'C' students run the world.
If we do not abolish war on this earth, then surely one day war will abolish us from the earth.
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves...self-discipline with all of them came first.
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?.
The buck stops here!
Leadership is the art to have people do something they dislike, and have them enjoy it.
If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.
I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.
You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now.
When you've done the best you can, you can't do any better.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Always be sincere, even if you don't mean it.
The president is the representative of the whole nation and he's the only lobbyist that all the one hundred and sixty million people in the country have.
A leader has to lead, or otherwise he has no business in politics.
All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
My favorite animal is the mule. He has more horse sense than a horse. He knows when to stop eating -- and he knows when to stop working.
I would rather have peace in the world than be president.