I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Action expresses priorities.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The lady's not for turning.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.