It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Example is leadership.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.