Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.