Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Example is leadership.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.