Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
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.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.