He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.