In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Action expresses priorities.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.