One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
We tend to get what we expect.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property