I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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.
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.