Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A leader leads by example, not by force