A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The lady's not for turning.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
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.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.