You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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 general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.