Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.