Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The lady's not for turning.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.