The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of 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.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Quitting is leading too.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Action expresses priorities.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.