We are given one life, and the decision is our whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.