No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.
I'm the only person of distinction who's ever had a depression named for him.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.
Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as in knowing what to do next.
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a world-wide depression all by myself.
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.