Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.