To lead the people, walk behind them.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.