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.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.