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.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The lady's not for turning.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.