Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.