Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.