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.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We tend to get what we expect.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.