Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.