Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Politics have no relation to morals.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.