I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures that bring higher prices than any in the world.
Demagogue--a vessel containing beer and other liquids.
The low level which commercial morality has reached in America is deplorable. We have humble God fearing Christian men among us who will stoop to do things for a million dollars that they ought not to be willing to do for less than 2 millions.
The leader's role is to define reality, then give hope
Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
A man is known by his conduct to his wife, to his family, and to those under him.
God has decreed that there be sick and poor in this world, but in the next it will be the other way around.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonap
Posterity will talk of Washington as the founder of a great empire, when my name shall be lost in the vortex of revolution.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.
Those who have changed the universe have never done it by changing officials, but always by inspiring the people.
The first quality of the commander-in-chief is a cool head to receive a correct impression of things. He should not allow himself to be confused by either good or bad news.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. Napoleon Bonapart
It should not be believed that a march of three or four days in the wrong direction can be corrected by a countermarch. As a rule, this is to make two mistakes instead of one.
War is 90% information.
The nature of Christ's existence is mysterious, I admit; but this mystery meets the wants of man. Reject it, and the world is an inexplicable riddle; believe it, and the history of our race is satisfactorily explained.
He who is unmoved by tears has no heart.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonapart