Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
Forgive your enemies but never forget their names
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.
One person can make a difference and everyone should try.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.
... ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shinning.
This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.
When written in Chinese the word "Crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.
Let us never negotiate out of fear but let us never fear to negotiate.
No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
We are under exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won.
According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
Theres an old saying that victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan.
Sometimes party loyalty asks too much.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
I know there is a God--and I see a storm coming;
if He has a place for me, I believe that I am ready.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear.
Life is unfair.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The New Frontier I speak of is not a set of promises -- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intent to ask of them.
The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.