He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Action expresses priorities.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.