The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
A leader leads by example, not by force
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We tend to get what we expect.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Action expresses priorities.