Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.