Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.