Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.