Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
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.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The lady's not for turning.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.