Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
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.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.