"A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short"
"The first thing to do in life is to do with purpose what one purposes to do."
"I believe the war on poverty is a more American idea than the war on the war on poverty. I believe that most people feel like that. And I believe that it ain't over till it's over."
"Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired."
Erik H. Erikson
"Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good."
"I am not just here to make a living; I am here to make a life."
"If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money."
"Freedom gives us our chance to be better."
"All human miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone."
"Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a president and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country."