Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.