Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The seed of revolution is repression.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Let my enemies devour each other.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.