What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Quitting is leading too.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.