American Leader Quotes

201 American Leader quotes:

"At night we reached the Indian village of Pelican Portage, and landed by climbing over huge blocks of ice that were piled along the shore."
"Though so trifling, the success of our first Buffalo hunt gave us quite a social lift."
"We were now back at Smith Landing, and fired with a desire to make another Buffalo expedition on which we should have ampler time and cover more than a mere corner of the range."
"Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation."
"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important."
"Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty."
"Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule."
"Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary."
"The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few."
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
"The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be... The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists."
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."
"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."
"All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem."
"The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility."
"Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions."
"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."
Author: King Quotes Category: American Leader Quotes Altruism Quotes
"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."
Author: King Quotes Category: American Leader Quotes Consensus Quotes
"Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship."

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