Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
Quitting is leading too.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.