No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.