Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.