If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The lady's not for turning.