Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are