The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few