Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.