Don't fight forces, use them.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.