Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.