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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Don't fight forces, use them.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Example is leadership.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.