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" Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt. "
" Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs. "
" Freedom conceives that the mind and spirit of man can be free only if he be free to pattern his own life, to develop his own talents, free to earn, to spend, to save, to acquire property as the security of his old age and his family. "
" Peace can be promoted by the limitation of arms and by the creation of the instrumentality for peaceful settlement of controversies. But it will become a reality only through self-restraint and active effort in friendliness and helpfulness. "
" I am no supporter of factory labor for children, but I have never joined with those who clamored against proper work of children on farms outside their school hours. "
" The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage. "
" There is no employing class, no working class, no farming class. You may pigeonhole a man or woman as a farmer or a worker or a professional man or an employer or even a banker. But the son of the farmer will be a doctor or a worker or even a banker, and his daughter a teacher. The son of a worker will be an employer - or maybe president. "
" No public man can be just a little crooked. "
" It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own. "
" Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. "
" This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character. "
" Self-government does not and should not imply the use of political agencies alone. Progress is born of cooperation in the community - not from governmental restraints. "
" Upon the farm of the uncle with whom I lived, we did know of the mortgage as some dreadful damper on youthful hopes of things that could not be bought. I do have a vivid recollection that the major purpose of a farm was to produce a living right on the spot for the family. "
" Within the soul of America is freedom of mind and spirit in man. Here alone are the open windows through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit. Here alone is human dignity not a dream but an accomplishment. Perhaps it is not perfect, but it is more full in realization here than any other place in the world. "
" The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul. "
" In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land. "
" Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe. "
" The President is not only the leader of a party, he is the President of the whole people. He must interpret the conscience of America. He must guide his conduct by the idealism of our people. "
" It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war. "
" Next to religion, baseball has had a greater impact on our American way of life than any other American institution. "
" There are only three ways to meet the unpaid bills of a nation. The first is taxation. The second is repudiation. The third is inflation. "
" The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night. "
" At 17, I went to Stanford University to study engineering. My time was occupied with the required reading and the extracurricular duties of managing the baseball and football teams and earning my way. "
" New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. "
" No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him. "
" Those who have a true understanding of America know that we have no desire for territorial expansion, for economic or other domination of other peoples. Such purposes are repugnant to our ideals of human freedom. "
" America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose. "
" The spirit of liberalism is to create free men; it is not the regimentation of men. "
" The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office. "
" If the law is upheld only by government officials, then all law is at an end. "
" The great liability of the engineer compared to men of other professions is that his works are out in the open where all can see them. His acts, step by step, are in hard substance. He cannot bury his mistakes in the grave like the doctors. He cannot argue them into thin air or blame the judge like the lawyers. "