I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.