An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We tend to get what we expect.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.