Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
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.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Let my enemies devour each other.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.