Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The lady's not for turning.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.