Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.