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.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.