I'll give you the bottom 10% and the top 10% of any move if I get to keep the middle 80%.
Gold has worked down from Alexander's time… When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory.
you can overcome anything if you don't bellyache.
Don't speculate unless you can make it a full time job.
Agriculture is the greatest and fundamentally the most important of our industries. The cities are but the branches of the tree of national life, the roots of which go deeply into the land. We all flourish or decline with the farmer.
Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
We did not all come over on the same ship, but we are all in the same boat.
Nobody ever lost money taking a profit.
Financial storm definitely passed.
Increased wages, higher pensions, more unemployment insurance, all are of no avail if the purchasing power of money falls faster.
Although the shooting war is over, we are in the midst of a cold war which is getting warmer.
The terror created by weaponry has never stopped men from employing them.
I have learned the truth of the observation that the more one approaches great men the more one finds that they are men.
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth.
We can't cross that bridge until we come to it, but I always like to lay down a pontoon ahead of time.
Society can progress if men's labors show a profit- if they yield more than is put in. To produce at a loss must leave less for all to share.
One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.
Science has taught us how to put the atom to work. But to make it work for good instead of for evil lies in the domain dealing with the principles of human duty.
I am interested in physical medicine because my father was. I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.
A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they arent still there, hes no longer a political leader.
All economic movements, by their very nature, are motivated by crowd psychology.
You can't repeal human nature by an Act of Congress.
You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Most of the successful people I know mostly listen, not talk.
Be quick to praise people. People like to praise those who praise them.
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace.
Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation… Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.
Buy straw hats in the wintertime. Summer will surely come.
No man can humiliate me or disturb me. I won't let him.
Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.
Whatever men attempt, they seem driven to overdo. When hopes are soaring, I always repeat to myself that two and two still make four.
There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
Every man has a right to his own opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
Everyone is entitled to be wrong about their opinions, but no one has the right to be wrong about their facts.
Only liars manage to always be out during bad times and in during good times.
So efficient are the available instruments of slavery; fingerprints, lie detectors, brain washings, gas chambers; that we shiver at the thought of political change which might put these instruments in the hands of men of hate.