It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.