Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The seed of revolution is repression.