Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.