It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
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.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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 is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.