Quotes with toil
I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people. The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the Government. Every dollar that we carelessly waste means that their life will be so much the more meager. Every dollar that we prudently save means that their life will be so much the more abundant. Economy is idealism in its most practical form.
Inaugural Address (1924).
We merely want to live in peace with all the world to trade with them to commune with them to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.