You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.