This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
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.
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.
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.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.