Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Action expresses priorities.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down