Any cook should be able to run the country.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.