The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I fight on. I fight to win.
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.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.