Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
Example is leadership.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.