I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.