The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.