Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
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.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.