This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The seed of revolution is repression.
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.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Politics have no relation to morals.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.