A leader leads by example, not by force
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.