A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.