Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.