Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.