You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Quitting is leading too.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it