Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Quitting is leading too.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The seed of revolution is repression.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
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 best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.