Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.