When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Action expresses priorities.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.