Don't fight forces, use them.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.