Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
A leader leads by example, not by force