Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.