Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
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.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.