We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
Every gun that is fired, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. The world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels -- men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.