Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.