A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.