In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.