Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.