Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.