We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.
We are given one life, and the decision is our whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.