The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The lady's not for turning.
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.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
We tend to get what we expect.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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.