When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.