The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
Do not… regard the critics as questionable patriots. What were Washington and Jefferson and Adams but profound critics of the colonial status quo?
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Some of us worship in churches, some in synagogues, some on golf courses.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
A diplomat’s life is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol.
There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not.
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it’s just one of the risks he takes.