Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.