We tend to get what we expect.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.