A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.