The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.