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Never do anything against conscience even
if the state demands it.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it
everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are
busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair.
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely
only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Vote for the man who promises the least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out
now or as quickly as possible, because otherwise the
bleeding will not end.
In crises the most daring course is often safest.
No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part
of the globe at every moment of time.
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other
ten percent a bad reputation.
Who occupies himself with the needs of the community
is as though he occupies himself with Torah.
No community is wholly rich or wholly poor.
Woe to the man who says 'Peace be upon my soul!'
and does not join the community in its hour of trouble.
It is not the compass that steers the ship to its landfall,
but the skipper who pilots it as his knowledge and experience tell him.
The test of democracy is freedom to criticize.
It is not good for a man to be dependent on others' opinions.
Make not the stranger king over you!
Without family life no nation can be made.
Happy the generation where the big listen to the little!
Everything follows the head.
One people, one Land and one language.
All ancient people praised the Golden Era of the past.
Only the Jews tell wonders of the golden Era still to come.
A great people cannot live without an ideal.
Independence is never given to a people, it has to be earned; and, once earned, must be defended.
It is much harder to live a life of freedom and self-rule than to be ruled by others.
Without moral and intellectual independence,
there can be no national independence.