Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
We tend to get what we expect.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.