More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.