You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.