The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
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.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.