Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Humility is attentive patience.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
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.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.