Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I fight on. I fight to win.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.