Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The lady's not for turning.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.