If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
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 is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The lady's not for turning.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.