We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
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.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down