Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The lady's not for turning.
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 dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
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.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The seed of revolution is repression.