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.
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 hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.