An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Quitting is leading too.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.