This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Example is leadership.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
Information is the currency of democracy.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.