Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Example is leadership.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.