You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
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.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.