Politics have no relation to morals.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.