What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Action expresses priorities.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.