The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.