No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
Let my enemies devour each other.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.