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.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Example is leadership.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.