Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A leader leads by example, not by force
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Example is leadership.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Let my enemies devour each other.