Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.