I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire 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.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.