I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A leader leads by example, not by force
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.