We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
We tend to get what we expect.
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.