Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.