Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.