Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Quitting is leading too.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.