Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed