A leader leads by example, not by force
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The seed of revolution is repression.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.