Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.