We tend to get what we expect.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Example is leadership.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The seed of revolution is repression.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.