Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
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.
Quitting is leading too.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.