When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Example is leadership.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.