We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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 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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
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.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it