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It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
604
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
279
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
601
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
515
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
535
I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.
625
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
588
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
315
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
809
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
237
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
632
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will...
580
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
237
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
551
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
620
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
533
A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.
465
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
861
The freedom of poetic license.
829
History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.