A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.