A leader leads by example, not by force
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.