An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Example is leadership.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.