For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
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The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
While knowledge may provide useful point of reference, it cannot become a force to guide the future.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent, that's a gift. I just came here like that.
I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
I do not believe that politics in the long run is about individuals. It is about ideas.
Only he deserves power who every day justifies it.
I've always been a bit of a car freak.
Everybody thinks making films back to back is a big deal but they did it all the time in the old days.