Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
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.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.