Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.