Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.