Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We tend to get what we expect.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.