You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
We tend to get what we expect.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.