You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
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.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.