Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
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.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.