It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
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.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes