Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We tend to get what we expect.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.