Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
We tend to get what we expect.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The lady's not for turning.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Quitting is leading too.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.