Monday, July 6, 2009

Quotes Worth Reading

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - -- Abraham Lincoln

"I pray Heaven to bestow the best of blessing on this house (the White House) and on all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof!" -John Adams

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost."

"May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right." -John Quincy Adams

"An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory." -Milliard Fillmore

"A man is known by the company he keeps, and also by the company from which he is kept out."
"Above all, tell the truth." - Grover Cleveland

"The only man who makes no mistake is the man who does nothing." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Peace is not made at the Council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men."

"A splendid storehouse of integrity and freedom has been bequeathed to us by our forefathers. In this day of confusion, of peril to liberty, our high duty is to see that this storehouse is not robbed of its contents." -Herbert Hoover

"America is best described by one word, freedom."

"I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle."

"There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure." -Dwight Eisenhower

"A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right."

"You ain't learnin' nothin' when you're talkin'."

"For this is what America is all about. It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge. It is the star that is not reached and the harvest sleeping in the unplowed ground. . ." -Lyndon Johnson

"Always give your best, never get discouraged, never be petty; always remember, others may hate you. Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself."

"What kind of nation we will be, what kind of world we will live in, whether we shape the future in the image of our hopes, is ours to determine by our actions and our choices." -Richard Nixon

"Truth is the glue that holds governments together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go." -Gerald Ford

"The United States is the best and fairest and most decent nation on the face of the earth." -George H.W. Bush

"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder." -George Washington

"We believe that all men are created equal because they are created in the image of God."
-Harry S. Truman

"America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land." -Ronald Reagan

"I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort." -Calvin Coolidge

"People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be."

"I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day."

"Having chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts."

"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and under a just God, can not long retain it." - Abraham Lincoln

1 comment:

Olivia said...

Please tell Cale great job on the Green Street Mile!! He had a fast time! (I saw his time in the newspaper)