Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.