Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.