Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The lady's not for turning.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.