Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.