To lead the people, walk behind them.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.