99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.