A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. Theodore Roose
The woman has the right to be emancipated from the position of a drudge or a toy. She is entitled to a full equality in rights with man...
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
A nation that still needs to distinguish between stealing an election, and stealing a new pair of shoes, is not completely civilized yet.
wild flowers should be enjoyed unplucked where they grow.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
To every man who faces life with real desire to do his part in everything, I appeal for a study of the Bible.
The foes from whom we pray to be delivered are our own passions, appetites, and follies; and against these there is always need that we should war.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
The little owls call to each other with tremulous, quavering voices throughout the livelong night, as they sit in the creaking trees.
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Materially we must strive to secure a broader economic opportunity for all men, so that each shall have a better chance to show the stuff of which he is made.
Burning fossil fuels is like breaking up the furniture to feed the fireplace because it's easier than going out to the woodpile.
The eighth commandment reads, "Thou shalt not steal." It does not read, "Thou shalt not steal from the rich man." It does not read, "Thou shalt not steal from the poor man." It reads simply and plainly, "Thou shalt not steal."
Society has no business to permit degenerates to reproduce their kind
It may be that 'the voice of the people is the voice of God' in fifty one cases out of a hundred, but in the remaining forty nine it is quite as likely to be the voice of the devil, of, what is still worse, the voice of a fool.
I have now run up against an ugly snag, the Sunday Excise Law. It is altogether too strict, but I have no honorable alternative save to enforce it and I am enforcing it, to the furious rage of the saloon keepers, and of many good people too; for which I am sorry.
The first requisite of a good citizen in this Republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight; that he shall not be a mere passenger, but shall do his share in the work that each generation of us finds ready to hand; and, furthermore, that in doing his work he shall show, no
Just as you believe you may have already halfway there
The function of our Government is to insure to all its citizens, now and hereafter, their rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. If we of this generation destroy the resources from which our children would otherwise derive their livelihood, we reduce the capacity of our land to suppo
When the time of danger comes, all Americans, whatever their social standing, whatever their creed, whatever the training they have received, no matter from what section of the country they have come, stand together as men, as Americans, and are content to face the same fate and do the same duties b
Progress has brought us both unbounded opportunities and unbridled difficulties. Thus, the measure of our civilization will not be that we have done much, but what we have done with that much. I believe that the next half century will determine if we will advance the cause of Christian civilization
There were all kinds of things I was afraid of at first, ranging from grizzly bears to 'mean' horses and gun-fighters; but by acting as if I was not afraid I gradually ceased to be afraid.
I have often thought that unselfishness combined in one word more of the teachings of the Bible than any other in the language.
Whatever it is, handle it so that your children's children will get the benefit of it.
With self-discipline most anything is possible. Theodore Roose
Boxing, jiu-jitsu, scaling the Matterhorn... I did cardio before cardio was cool.