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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.