Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The seed of revolution is repression.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.