Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A leader leads by example, not by force
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.