A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I fight on. I fight to win.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Action expresses priorities.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.