"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Douglas MacArthur on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Douglas MacArthur on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Douglas MacArthur on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Douglas MacArthur on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Douglas MacArthur on Thomas Paine
"Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul."
"The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself."
"I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes."
"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield."
"A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding."