The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Example is leadership.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.