Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.