I fight on. I fight to win.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.