You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.