Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.