There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A leader leads by example, not by force