It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
William Arthur Ward
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Even if you’re on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.