It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.