Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
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.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.