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Such war making weapons should be developed but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation.

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us.

 

 

 

I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Be courageous, Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation.... Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward!  

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence....

Its not hard work that kills, its worrying that kills....

Hottest day of the season, Hell must have sprung a leak...

My conscience seems to be oblivious of Sundays. It must be encrusted with a sort of irreligious tartar.

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization....

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits.

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure...

 
   
  

 

 
 

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