We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
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.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.