Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
John F. Kennedy
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.
People don't start wars, governments do.
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Martin Luther King
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
It always seems impossible until its done.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
It is true that liberty is precious -- so precious that it must be rationed.
I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
If not me, who? And if not now, when?
When the swords flash let no idea of love, piety, or even the face of your fathers move you.
Alexander the Great
I will not steal a victory. The end and perfection of our victories is to avoid the vices and infirmities of those whom we subdue.
Great men are those who can subdue both good luck and fortune.