I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Don't fight forces, use them.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.