To lead the people, walk behind them.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Don't fight forces, use them.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Quitting is leading too.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We tend to get what we expect.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.