Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
Some suggestions for you :
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.
We can succeed only by concert. It is not, 'Can any of us imagine better,' but, 'Can we all do better?'
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
All I can do is the best I can do. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Extemporaneous speaking should be practiced and cultivated. It is the lawyer's avenue to the public. However able and faithful he may be in other respects, people are slow to bring him business if he cannot make a speech.