I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. - former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers. . . call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment. If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.