Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Politics have no relation to morals.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.