You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Politics have no relation to morals.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Appearances matter and remember to smile.