A leader leads by example, not by force
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I fight on. I fight to win.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Any cook should be able to run the country.