Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics have no relation to morals.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.