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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Let my enemies devour each other.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.