No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Don't fight forces, use them.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.