A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.