Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.