The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Politics have no relation to morals.