Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The lady's not for turning.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Action expresses priorities.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.