If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Example is leadership.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.