Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.