The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.