It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
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.