Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The lady's not for turning.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Action expresses priorities.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.