Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.