To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.