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.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.