Example is leadership.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.