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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Quitting is leading too.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The lady's not for turning.