The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.