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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The seed of revolution is repression.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.