When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
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.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.