All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.