No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The lady's not for turning.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
A leader leads by example, not by force
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Quitting is leading too.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.