The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.
The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
It is shades that clash, not colors.
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other