A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We tend to get what we expect.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Quitting is leading too.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.