My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.