Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
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.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.