Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.
A right is not what someone gives you, it's what no one can take away from you.
I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
If you are talking about terrorism, you need to sit down and understand what is making these people put dynamite around their waists and blow themselves up.
The choice is between which mistake is easier to correct: underdoing it or overdoing it.
The measure of your quality as a public person, as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say.
You will never find the time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.
I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.
The surest test of discipline is its absence.
I will be the first to admit I am not perfect and I make mistakes.
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation.
In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation.
The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
The lax multiculturalism that urges Americans to accept the unacceptable from their fellow citizens is one of this nation's greatest vulnerabilities in the war on terror.
You've got to give loyalty down, if you want loyalty up.
Most consequential choices involve shades of gray, and some fog is often useful in getting things done.
You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.
Here the skeptic finds chaos and the believer further evidence that the hand that made us is divine.
The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights.
The recognition that things that are not sustainable will eventually come to an end does not give us much of a guide to whether the transition will be calm or exciting.
To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.
But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.
Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.
An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.
Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.
We have vastly increased the amount of funding that is available for conservation partnerships.
A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
So we should all, me included, stop fighting each other and arguing about our differences on certain policies.
Because if you say men and women are the same and if male behaviour is the norm, and women are always expected to act like men, we will never be as good at being men as men are.
I don't think women hold all the answers, but with their skills, their strengths, we can get to a better place.
Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.
The fact that the Arctic, more than any other populated region of the world, requires the collaboration of so many disciplines and points of view to be understood at all, is a benefit rather than a burden.
This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.
I didn't know the organization, but the one thing you can say about the FBI, it's tremendously professional.
I think it's a little early to tell what the economic impact will be.
This year our cattle prices have been particularly high. The demand for beef has remained strong in this country, even though there was the single find in Canada earlier this year.
I dealt with legal questions in the interest of Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP and its members during the difficult years of struggle for the victory of the Movement.
Ours is a colourful and diversified world. It is also a complex one.
Today, being the biggest developing countries in the world, China and India are both committed to developing their economy and raising their people's living standards.
One person can take papers, photograph them without getting excited, return them, and give them away without any scruples; while someone else has to overcome an enormous obstacle.
For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people.
You get to a point where it gets very complex, where you have money laundering activities, drug related activities, and terrorist support activities converging at certain points and becoming one.
I think most organizations have an interest in key recovery, at least with respect to stored data.
I favor strategies that encourage industry to include some sort of key recovery capability in their systems which would also address user requirements for access.