Don't fight forces, use them.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.