Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Don't fight forces, use them.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
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.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.