When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
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.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.