The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.