Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
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.