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Quote Left Health food makes me sick. Quote Right
Quote Left Math was always my bad subject. I couldn't convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically. Quote Right
Quote Left My own participation in the campaign was delayed by the death of my son Calvin, which occurred on the seventh of July. He was a boy of much promise, proficient in his studies, with a scholarly mind, who had just turned sixteen. He had a remarkable insight into things. The day I became President he had just started to work in a tobacco field. When one of his fellow laborers said to him, if my father was President I would not work in a tobacco field, Calvin replied, If my father were your father, you would.... We do not know what might have happened to him under other circumstances, but if I had not been President, he would not have raised a blister on his toe, which resulted in blood poisoning, playing lawn tennis in the South Grounds.In his suffering he was asking me to make him well. I could not. When he went the power and the glory of the Presidency went with him. The ways of Providence are often beyond our understanding. It seemed to me that the world had need of the work that it was probable he could do. I do not know why such a price was exacted for occupying the White House. Quote Right
Quote Left If law school is so hard to get through... how come there are so many lawyers? Quote Right
Quote Left Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard--you never know how many friends the dead have until you try to move them! Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing in the World can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. Quote Right
Quote Left The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. Quote Right
Quote Left A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. Quote Right
Quote Left Do the days work. If it be to protect the rights of the weak, whoever objects, do it. If it be to help a powerful corporation better to serve the people, whatever the opposition, do that. Expect to be called a stand-patter, but dont be a stand-patter. Expect to be called a demagogue, but dont be a demagogue. Dont hesitate to be as revolutionary as science. Dont hesitate to be as reactionary as the multiplication table. Dont expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. Dont hurry to legislate. Give administration a chance to catch up with legislation. Quote Right
Quote Left Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry. Quote Right
Quote Left It is accordance with our determination to refrain from aggression and build up a sentiment and practice among nations more favorable to peace... Quote Right
Quote Left That's the remarkable thing about life. No matter how bad it gets it can always get worse. Quote Right
Quote Left The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives. Quote Right
Quote Left If there has been any crime, it must be prosecuted. If there has been any property of the United States illegally transferred or leased, it must be recovered. I propose to employ special counsel of high rank drawn from both political parties to bring such actions for the enforcement of the law. Counsel will be instructed to prosecute these cases in the courts so that if there is any guilt it will be punished; if there is any civil liability it will be enforced; if there is any fraud it will be revealed; and if there are any contracts which are illegal they will be canceled. Every law will be enforced. And every right of the people and the Government will be protected. Quote Right
Quote Left Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. Quote Right
Quote Left I suppose if we couldn't laugh at things that don't make sense, we couldn't react to alot of life. Quote Right
Quote Left All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work Quote Right
Quote Left The Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom. Quote Right
Quote Left I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. Quote Right
Quote Left Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place. Quote Right
Quote Left Oh lovely snowball, packed with care, Smack a head that's unaware! Then with freezing ice to spare, Melt and soak through underwear! Fly straight and true, hit hard and square! This, oh snowball, is my prayer. Quote Right
Quote Left The most perfect way of seeking God, and the most suitable order, is not for us to attempt with bold curiosity to penetrate to the investigation of His essence, which we ought more to adore than meticulously to search out, but for us to contemplate H Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. Quote Right
Quote Left We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen. Quote Right
Quote Left We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight. Quote Right
Quote Left Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the levers of Ar... Quote Right
Quote Left Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion Quote Right
Quote Left No person was ever honoured for what he received. Honour has been the reward for what he gave. Quote Right
Quote Left I should think that an ordinary copy of the King James version would have been good enough for those Congressmen. Quote Right
Quote Left I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done Quote Right
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