If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down