Let my enemies devour each other.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
As government expands, liberty contracts.