What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Action expresses priorities.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We tend to get what we expect.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Any cook should be able to run the country.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.