We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.
A lady came up to me one day and said 'Sir! You are drunk', to which I replied 'I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.
Never, never, never give in!
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.
My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.
If you are going through hell, keep going.
This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read.
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at with no result.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.
Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.
Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.
We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Never give in - never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
A state of society where men may not speak their minds cannot long endure.
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
If it weren't for painting, I wouldn't live; I couldn't bear the extra strain of things.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Smoking Cigars is like falling in love. First, you are attracted by its shape; you stay for its flavor, and you must always remember never, never to let the flame go out!
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
The most beautiful voice in the world is that of an educated Southern woman.
If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may be even a worse fate, you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.
The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE.
A nation that forgets its past has no future.