"Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain."
A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.
A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning.
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
Don't try to take on a new personality; it doesn't work.I am not a crook.
Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself."
I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get.
In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.
You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity."
Any culture which can put a man on the moon is capable of gathering all the nations of the earth in peace, justice, and concord."