When everything has to be right, something isn't.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Example is leadership.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.