In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A leader leads by example, not by force
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.