Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A leader leads by example, not by force
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Don't fight forces, use them.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.