Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.