Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Never answer a question from a farmer.
Farmer Question Answer
To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed.
Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920's and 1930's when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother's keeper.
War Persuaded Known
The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy.
National isolation breeds national neurosis.
National Isolation Neurosis
I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota dust storm that I did in all my years of college.
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Received Gift Greatest
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
Future Prudent Past
Never give in and never give up.
Give Never Give In
To err is human. To blame someone else is politics.
Politics Err Blame