Our pleasures were simple-they included survival.
If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.
The best morale exists when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear it it's usually lousy.
People in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than governments.
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!
The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
In the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains.
Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.