A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.