There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.