What luck for rulers, that men do not think.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment . . . It gives warmth and good feeling to all your personal relationships.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
All men dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake to find that it was vanity; But dreamers of day are dangerous men, that they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it possible.