Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Quitting is leading too.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are