That was not the biggest battle that ever was, but for me it always typified one thing-the dash, the ingenuity, the readiness at the first opportunity that characterizes the American soldier.
I have found out in later years [that] we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens can not cure.
I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts.
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.
Americans, indeed all free men, remember that in the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains
I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem-and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?