You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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 cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.