There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
He lives who dies to win a lasting name.
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
Informed by our sad experience of history, we require nothing short of a foundation for lasting democracy.
Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men
My third appeal is to my fellow citizens in all countries: Help us to establish lasting peace in the world.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
The people are the foundation of the nation. Our only chance for a lasting peace on earth: the release of the strength of the common man.
One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not.
What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes, tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers, but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone.
A lasting order cannot be established by bayonets.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
What I needed was a connection to life that was real and lasting.
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
There are lasting consequences for using drugs. I'll still be paying for my prior use.
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist.
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