Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The lady's not for turning.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.