The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
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.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.