Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
A leader leads by example, not by force
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Quitting is leading too.
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.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.