Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.
We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time.
I can never afford to be in arrears with anything that I have to do; I must always be abreast or ahead of my tasks.
It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest doer must also be a great dreamer.
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not the great occasion, you don't get the great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in times of peace, no one would know his name now.
The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead.