Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
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 they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.