If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A leader leads by example, not by force
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.