If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Action expresses priorities.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Quitting is leading too.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.