Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose.
It is the excitement of becoming – always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining…
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read President Can’t Swim.
America has not always been kind to its artists and scholars. Somehow the scientists always seem to get the penthouse while the arts and humanities get the basement.
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.