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 leader leads by example, not by force
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.