It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President.
A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
If we stand passively by while the centre of each city becomes a hive of depravation, crime and hopelessnessif we become two people, the suburban affluent and the urban poor, each filled with mistrust and fear for the otherthen we shall effectively cripple each generation to come.