An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.