The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
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 lady's not for turning.
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.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.