The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter
Do not needlessly endanger your lives until I give you the signal.
Our best protection against bigger government in Washington is better government in the states
I feel like the fellow in jail who is watching his scaffold being built.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.
Leadership The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed.
The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
You have a row of dominoes set up you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.
We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
War settles nothing.
Our pleasures were simple - they included survival.
Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.
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.
I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem - and that yardstick is Is it good for America
How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without
Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were--to the very last minute--a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem -- and that yardstick is Is it good for America
Hitler liked to spend a lot of special time with goats.
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.