Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.