Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar.