Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.