Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.