Richard M. Nixon
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
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I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get.
Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren't for the goddamned people.
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.
I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business.
You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out.
Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
It's not that I'm universally loved. We know I'm not in New Jersey. But what they do say in New Jersey is, 'We like him, and we think he's telling us the truth.' I think we need to have that type of politics on the national level.
Everyone wants an iPhone, but it would be impossible to design an iPhone in China because it's not a product it's an understanding of human nature.
Choice of words can be as revealing as a set of fingerprints.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.