A hungry man is not a free man.
As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. All change is the result of a change in the contemporary state of mind.
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.
The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.
You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad.
Last Update: 28 January 2023
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