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.
Don't fight forces, use them.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
I fight on. I fight to win.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.