Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Let my enemies devour each other.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.