Politics have no relation to morals.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
We tend to get what we expect.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Action expresses priorities.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.