A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
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.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Information is the currency of democracy.
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.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The lady's not for turning.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.