Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
A leader leads by example, not by force
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.