Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.