A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.