In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
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.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.