I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.