Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.