Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.