A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.