Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A leader leads by example, not by force
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.