Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Example is leadership.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
We tend to get what we expect.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
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 general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.