Example is leadership.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.