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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24.

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.

Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.

Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back.

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.

That great dust-heap called 'history'.

The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend.

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.

The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible.

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.

The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion.

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.