Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Information is the currency of democracy.