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.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Quitting is leading too.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.