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"Democracy is the worst system devised by the wit of
man, except for all the others."
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth
has a chance to get its pants on."
"Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
"My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked."
"Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
"There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true."
"Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events."
"The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go."