Pessimism never won any battle.
Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
This desk of mine is one at which a man may die, but from which he cannot resign.
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.
Well, when you come down to it, I don't see that a reporter could do much to a president, do you
If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.
It is far more important to be able to hit the target than it is to haggle over who makes a weapon or who pulls a trigger.
Ankles are nearly always neat and good-looking, but knees are nearly always not.
I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts.
When you put on a uniform, there are certain inhibitions that you accept.
Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Only Americans can hurt America.
I'm saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am.