Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We tend to get what we expect.
Example is leadership.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The lady's not for turning.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.