If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
We tend to get what we expect.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.