Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Action expresses priorities.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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.
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.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.