802  We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
670  We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges.
577  Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.
1183  It’s not how much you accomplish in life that much really counts, but how you give to others. It’s not how high you build your dreams that make a difference, but how high your faith can climb. It’s not how many goals you reach but how many lives you touch. It’s not whom you know that matters, but who you are inside.
347  Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology.