What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.