Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing 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.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Example is leadership.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Politics have no relation to morals.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.