They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Let my enemies devour each other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.