We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Don't fight forces, use them.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.