My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Sunlight is painting.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.