We tend to get what we expect.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.