A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Example is leadership.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.