Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.