Let my enemies devour each other.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Example is leadership.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.