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.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.