Nothing happens unless first a dream.
The fog comeson little cat feet.It sits lookingover harbor and cityon silent haunchesand then moves on.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper until you get the right answer.
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.