90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
George S. Patton
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
George S. Patton
An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Henry B. Adams
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to hear all sorts of things about me from now on. Terrible things.
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Edward R. Murrow