Quotes in Actions
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Data are not taken for museum purposes; they are taken as a basis for doing something. If nothing is to be done with the data, then there is no use in collecting any. The ultimate purpose of taking data is to provide a basis for action or a recommendation for action. The step intermediate between the collection of data and the action is prediction.
I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
People don't spring into action just because they see smoke; they spring into action because they see others rushing in with water.
An idea isn't worth that much. It's the execution of the idea that has value. If you can't convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it's not worth it.
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.