American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.
In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.
This is the worst President ever. He [George W. Bush] is the worst President in all of American history.
We wonder if we will be the first generation in American history to leave our children with fewer opportunities and a less prosperous nation than the one we inherited.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.
Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!
It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ!
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
I have sworn upon the altar of God Eternal, hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
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