Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Information is the currency of democracy.
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.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
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.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.