Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
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.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.