A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
"Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today."
"In regard to this Great Book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God has given to man. All the good the Savior gave to the world was communicated through this book."
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it."
"I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me."
"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?"