A leader leads by example, not by force
Democracy is the road to socialism.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.