To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
Confidence...thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
The Virtues are lost in self - interest as rivers are lost in the sea.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
We and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
When you come to the end of your rope…tie a knot and hang on.
Be sincere; be brief; be seated.