We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.