Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Example is leadership.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.