You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A leader leads by example, not by force
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.