One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Quitting is leading too.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Let my enemies devour each other.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.