The seed of revolution is repression.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Example is leadership.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.