Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.