Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Information is the currency of democracy.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.