It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.