Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
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.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.