Quotes and Quotations
President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as who you become (by achieving your goals).
To say that there was hard competition and therefore excusing him, excuses him from doing his job. If there is difficult competition, it is his job to compete.
We know, Southern men declare that their slaves are better off than hired laborers amongst us. How little they know, whereof they speak! There is no permanent class of hired laborers amongst us...Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.
Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
We've put ourselves in the driver's seat, now we've just gotta take care of business.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
Don't find fault, find a remedy.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
There's been 11 billion people to walk the face of this earth, but there's never been one like you!
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
People want economy and they'll pay almost any price to get it.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Bush's war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States. It has impaired our military power and undermined the morale of our armed forces. Our troops were trained to project overwhelming power. They were not trained for occupation duties.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Remember that life is hard, but when you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
Knowledge is power.
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
Imagination is the gateway to innovation. Innovation is the foundation of differentiation. Winning is the greatest form of differentiation.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can help them.
I chose America as my home because I value freedom and democracy, civil liberties and an open society.
What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?
The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.
Success is a result of consistent practice of winning skills and actions. There is nothing miraculous about the process. There is no luck involved. Amateurs hope, professionals work.