Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down