Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Example is leadership.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.