Freedom rings where opinions clash.
Nature is neutral.
We have confused the free with the free and easy.
Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends.
It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
Flattery is all right so long as you don’t inhale.
A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you.
Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.
the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect.
Great or small–to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
The boldness to face them, face them square.
You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad.
Change is inevitable, change for the better is a full-time job.
We must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread.
Be solved if we have the will, the courage
There is…a spiritual hunger in the world today and it cannot be satisfied..
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
And when we lose faith in the system
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
A hungry man is not a free man.
After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
Someone asked me…how it felt and I was reminded of a story that a fellow-townsman of ours used to tell–Abraham Lincoln.