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.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.