I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.