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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.