The enemy of idealism is zealotry.
You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.
I would die for my country but I could never let my country die for me.
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
The Parthenon without the marbles is like a smile with a tooth missing.
I would die for my country, but I could never let my country die for me.
Do something that makes a difference - because, by God, there's a lot to make you angry.
I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, and I warn you not to grow old.