Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.