The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.