"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."
"Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes."
"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."
"Remember that credit is money."
"One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half."
"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing.
It was here first."
"Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge."
"Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock."
"The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has."
"Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators."
"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip."
"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
"That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise."
"Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you."
"We have no government armed with the power capable of contending with human passions, unbridled by morality and true religion. Our constitution is made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
"A gardener who cultivates his own garden with his own hands unites in his own person the three different characters of landlord, farmer and laborer. His produce, therefore, should pay him the rent of the first, the profit of the second, and the wages of the third."
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