Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.