In relations with other nations, there is neither right nor wrong; there is only strength and weakness.
Myśli nowoczesnego Polaka, 7th ed., 1953, p. 14.
The nation becomes the master of its fate not only when it has many good sons, but also when it possesses enough strength to restrain its bad ones.
"Podstawy polityki polskiej", Przegląd Wszechpolski (July 1905): 343, 349, 358-359.
The only salvation for us is to stop being an incoherent, loose mob and to change into a strongly organized, disciplined army.
"Walka o prawo i organizacja narodowa", Przegląd Wszechpolski, vol. 9 (June 1903).
To be a Pole does not mean just to speak Polish or to feel close to other Poles, but to value the Polish nation above all else … [A Pole] must accept everything Polish, both good and bad, and must accept every period of the nation's history, both strong and weak.
Myśli nowoczesnego Polaka, 7th ed., 1953, p. 26.
Wherever we can multiply our forces and our civilizational efforts, absorbing other elements, no law can prohibit us from doing so, as such actions are our duty.
Tomaszewski J. Kresy Wschodnie w polskiej myśli politycznej XIX i XX w.//Między Polską etniczną a historyczną. Polska myśl polityczna XIX i XX wieku.—T.6.—Warszawa, 1988.—S.101. Cited through: Oleksandr Derhachov (editor), "Ukrainian Statehood in the Twentieth Century: Historical and Political Analysis", 1996, Kiev