Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.