Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
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.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Let my enemies devour each other.