An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Action expresses priorities.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.