More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Example is leadership.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.