It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.