Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down