How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.