Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.