"I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government."
"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."Oliver Cromwell on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Oliver Cromwell 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."Oliver Cromwell 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."Oliver Cromwell on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Oliver Cromwell on Thomas Paine
"Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry."
"Nature can do more than physicians."
"Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged."
"Put your trust in God but be sure to keep your powder dry."