Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.