Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary) is a power over his will.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.