A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.