99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.