Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Example is leadership.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.