Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
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.
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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 things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.