Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
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.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.