Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Information is the currency of democracy.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Politics have no relation to morals.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.