We're not planning for the future. If we continue to spend ourselves into oblivion, we are going to destroy this nation.
We live in a country that used to have a can-do attitude, and now we have a 'what-can-you-do-for-me?' attitude, and what I try to do is find ways that we can develop common ground.
You don't have to be a brain surgeon to be a valuable person. You become valuable because of the knowledge that you have. And that doesn't mean you won't fail sometimes. The important thing is to keep trying.
A lot of people simply don't realize their potential because they're just so risk adverse. They just don't want to take the risk.
Thomas S. Monson