It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Example is leadership.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.