Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Don't fight forces, use them.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.