"Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let every on know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it."
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.
Justice and goodwill will outlast passion
He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation
Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think.
The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law.
I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came