Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Presidents
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude"
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"
"The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read"
"You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence"
"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"
"In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth"
"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end"
"I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me"
"You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was"
"Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory"
"Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it"
"I will prepare and some day my chance will come"
"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward"
"I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him"
"I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause"
"I don't like that man. I must get to know him better"
"He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help"
"As our case is new, we must think and act anew"
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other"
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be"
"As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy"
"Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world"
"Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them"
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life"
"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice"
"I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day"
"Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old"
"Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition"
"Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all"
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