Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.
We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
Don't be afraid to see what you see.
Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.
Let us be shy no longer. Let us go to our strength. Let us offer hope. Let us tell the world that a new age is not only possible but probable.
History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
For the sake of peace and justice, let us move toward a world in which all people are at last free to determine their own destiny.