Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.