Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.