Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.