Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I fight on. I fight to win.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.