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No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next