The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Action expresses priorities.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
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.