Politics have no relation to morals.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
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.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.