The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
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.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.