Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Let my enemies devour each other.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.