No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Example is leadership.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Action expresses priorities.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A leader leads by example, not by force
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.