When everything has to be right, something isn't.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.