No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Action expresses priorities.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.