"Great men are usually the products of their times and one of the men developed by these times takes rank with the greatest railroad leaders in history."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."John Moody on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."John Moody on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."John Moody on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."John Moody on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."John Moody on Thomas Jefferson
"In the United States three new methods of transportation made their appearance at almost the same time - the steamboat, the canal boat, and the rail car."
"The close relationship between railroad expansion and the genera development and prosperity of the country is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads."