An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.