A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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 worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.