Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Information is the currency of democracy.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A leader leads by example, not by force