Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
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.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We tend to get what we expect.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
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 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.