Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
We tend to get what we expect.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Action expresses priorities.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.