Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
I fight on. I fight to win.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Quitting is leading too.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.