Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
We tend to get what we expect.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.