We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.