It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.