When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
We tend to get what we expect.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.