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Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.
Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere!
Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
Power has only one duty --to secure the social welfare of the People.
God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, the helpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos: He will set them above their betters.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. [Proverbs 12:15]
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod.
Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

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