99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.