Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Action expresses priorities.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.