Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.
Category: Economy And Economics
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, ''Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.''
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
We are under exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living.
Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.
Category: Farming And Farmers
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility -- I welcome it.
For of those to whom much is given, much is required.