Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.