Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Action expresses priorities.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
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.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.