The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.