Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.