One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.