Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Example is leadership.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.