Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Information is the currency of democracy.
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.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.