I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. (31 August 1959)
Here and there, there are some people who are supremely endowed, ... My memory goes back to Jim Thorpe. He never practiced in his life, and he could do anything better than any other football player I ever saw.
The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past.
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
We won't get it turned around in one year, or four years or maybe even 10
The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head, that's assault, not leadership.