"Never doubt that you can change history. You already have."
"The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice."
"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us."
"It was sheer professionalism and inspiration and the fact that you really cannot have people marching into other people's territory and staying there."
"Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically."
"To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best."
"Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend."
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
"History is a vast early warning system."
"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon."
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
"What is history but a fable agreed upon?"
"The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace."
"I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one."
"The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened."
"History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man."
"Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it."
"For it is a land of illusion, a place in the mind, a shimmering mirage of riches and mystery and death. These illusions have distorted its landscape and contorted its history."
"Because of what you have done the heavens have become a part of man's world. And as you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquillity, it inspires us to redouble our efforts to bring peace and Tranquillity to Earth."
"I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate."
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