No one will improve your lot if you do not yourself.
Why be a man when you can be a success?
Don’t tell me peace has broken out.
The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can’t do it all by themselves.
Poverty makes you wise but it’s a curse.
What a miserable thing life is: you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.
You don’t need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
What they could do with ’round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
It’s all right to hesitate if you then go ahead.
Temptation to behave is terrible.
People are too durable, that’s their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.
Right is its own defense.
It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.