To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We tend to get what we expect.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I fight on. I fight to win.