If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.