I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
The seed of revolution is repression.