Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Quitting is leading too.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
We tend to get what we expect.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
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.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.