Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.