Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Politics have no relation to morals.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.